2021 Riflescopes

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.

Nightforce ATACR 4-20x50 F1 Scope Selected for USSOCOM Contract

The Nightforce Optics Mil-Spec ATACR 4-20x50 mm F1 has been selected as U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) Ranging Day Optic (MAS-D) Program.

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.

13 New Long-Range Riflescopes for 2019

From innovative, high-dollar optics for those on the cutting-edge to budget-priced glass that still allows shooters to reach out, the market for long-range riflescopes has never been better.

First Look: Nightforce ATACR 7-35x56 F2 Riflescope

Nightforce Optics went back to basics in 2019 with the introduction of its ATACR 7-35x56 mm F2 riflescope, giving fans of the second focal plane an option in the company's high-end lineup.

Range Review: Kimber Advanced Tactical SOC II

Known for its line of 1911 handguns and hunting rifles, Kimber expanded into the tactical-rifle market with the Advanced Tactical SOC II. The results, to say the least, were impressive.

U.S. Marine Corps Chooses Nightforce for Mk13 Mod 7 Sniper System

This powerful Nightforce riflescope will top the Marine Corps' Mk13 Mod 7 sniper rifle chambered in .300 Win. Mag.

Review: Nightforce Optics 3-10x42 mm SHV Riflescope

A Nightforce scope for less than a grand? That’s right, and the SHV 3-10x42 mm optic is every bit as tough as the company’s more expensive glass.

First Look: Nightforce Optics NX8 1-8x24 F1 Riflescope

Nightforce Optics announced the official launch of its NX8 line of riflescopes with the introduction of the new 1-8x24mm F1 riflescope.

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