Are Aimpoint scopes good?
Whether traditional or not, a sturdy, clear reflex sight like the Aimpoint has always been a better choice than open express sights. They are faster, offer better visibility and are more precise.
Does the military use Aimpoint?
Aimpoint red dot sights are trusted by hunters, sport shooters, military, and law enforcement officers around the world. Over 2 million sights have been supplied to the United States military since 1997.
Is Aimpoint Pro worth the money?
The Aimpoint is superior in every way. I love that I can keep it on all the time in the safe so that at 3am I won’t be fumbling with buttons. It also has better glass than the Vortex and the brightness settings are much easier and better with the Aimpoint.
When did the Aimpoint Comp m4 come out?
U.S. Army’s new M68CCO The CompM4™ features an incredible battery life of over 8 years of continuous use from a single AA battery and was chosen as the fourth generation of the U.S. Army’s M68CCO, which was followed by the Aimpoint® CompM4s in 2008 and remains the top choice today.
Why is the Aimpoint PRO so cheap?
From what I could gather…the Aimpoint PRO is more affordable since it has a slightly less battery life (30K hours) compared to the current Aimpoint Comp M4 (80K hours) and its housing is a little less strong (forged vs extruded aluminum).
Is Aimpoint PRO magnified?
Aimpoint® magnifiers increase your capabilities with red dot reflex optics. This allows the shooter to shift between non-magnified and magnified aiming without the need to re-zero the optic. The magnifier can be mounted on multiple weapon platforms behind an Aimpoint red dot sight.
Does the Aimpoint PRO have magnification?
The Aimpoint® 3XMag is a professional quality 3X magnifier for observation or target acquisition at longer distances. Aimpoint magnifiers utilize the red dot in the optic as the aiming reticle, eliminating the need to re-zero when shifting between magnified and non-magnified aiming.
Who made the first red dot?
In 1975, the Swedish optics company Aimpoint AB marketed the first “electronic” red dot sight combining a reflecting curved mirror and a light-emitting diode, based on a design by Helsingborg engineer John Arne Ingemund Ekstrand.
What is the M68 CCO?
The M68 Close Combat Optic (CCO) is a unity power, red dot aiming device that enhances target acquisition speed, allowing Soldiers to engage targets up to 300 meters with both eyes open to maintain situational awareness. The M68 CCO is compatible with all current night vision enhancements.
Is the Aimpoint PRO heavy?
See the rest at Aimpoint: Battery: 3v lithium (an odder 2L76 or DL1/3N) Weight: 11.6 oz (with lens covers, mount, spacer) 30K hours of continuous use on position 7 of 10)