2021 New Optics Guide

2021 New Optics Guide

Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

2021 New Optics Guide: Riflescopes

While the hot-as-magma market for guns and ammunition has dominated the news, optics are also selling at a record pace. Fortunately, optics manufacturers have been able to develop and introduce a dizzying array of new products, including line enhancements, feature-rich budget options and technological marvels that were once unaffordable to anyone not named Bezos, but are now approaching price points where many shooters can make use of them. Whatever your needs or budget, we’ve got info on the latest tactical, long-range, self-defense and concealed-carry optics in our annual guide.

First Look: German Precision Optics Spectra 6X Riflescope Line

German Precision Optics (GPO) is adding six new riflescopes to their line of high-grade optics under the Spectra 6X moniker.

7 Best New Cartridges for Long-Range Precision

The interest in long range precision shooting continues to rise; it seems like everyone wants to ring steel targets that are 10 football fields away. Here's a look at seven new cartridges that are great for long-range precision.

13 New Riflescopes for 2020

Lots of folks just bought new firearms during both the COVID-19 pandemic and recent riotous social unrest. Many of those guns need (or at least should have) an optic mounted. No matter your firearm, budget, intended use or requirements, we’ve got a newly introduced optic for you, including some that don’t need to be mounted on a gun at all.

Hot New Optics for 2020

Lots of folks just bought new firearms during both the COVID-19 pandemic and recent riotous social unrest. Many of those guns need (or at least should have) an optic mounted. No matter your firearm, budget, intended use or requirements, we’ve got a newly introduced optic for you, including some that don’t need to be mounted on a gun at all.

6 Upgraded Triggers for Your AR-15

Don’t let a lousy AR-15 trigger send you to your safe space. Here are six options from six different companies that are worth a look.

5 New Low-Power Variable Optics (LPVOs) for 2019

Looking for a general-purpose riflescope that allows you to take full advantage of your AR-style rifle platform? Check out the latest and greatest in the world of low-power variable optics in 2019.

Review: Justified Defensive Concepts Defensive Pistol Skills I

Justified Defensive Concepts, a new defensive-training school in northern Virginia is bringing a different element to defensive-handgun training, teaching critical-thinking skills under pressure.

2019 Optic of the Year: Leupold Mark 5HD

Leupold collaborated with professional shooters in multiple circles to develop the award-winning features found in its Mark 5HD riflescope line.

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