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NIGHTFORCE® OPTICS BEGINS FULL RATE PRODUCTION FOR US SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

Orofino, ID, U.S. – (December 19, 2019) Late last year, the Nightforce Optics MIL-SPEC ATACR™ 1-8×24 F1 was chosen as the First Focal Plane selection for the Squad-Variable Power Scope component of the family of USSOCOM Miniature Aiming System-Day (MAS-D) Optics. The Squad Variable Power Scope is designed to be integrated into current and future anticipated weapons that the US Special Operations Command employ.

Part of a life cycle replacement program for the SOPMOD Block II optic, the Nightforce MIL-SPEC ATACR 1-8x brings a new capability to the warfighter; a constant variable power scope. Unlike previous systems that were 4x only – or, in later variants, selectable between 1x and 4x – the MIL-SPEC ATACR 1-8x provides constant variable power selection between 1x and 8x. 

“The Nightforce MIL-SPEC ATACR 1-8×24 F1 is an over-engineered, military-grade scope built with the military’s extreme endurance in mind,” said Nightforce’s MIL-GOV-LE Business Development Manager, Tod Litt. “It offers numerous mission-critical features including a large eyebox for rapid engagement, a Power Throw Lever for rapid magnification adjustments and the shortest length in their class to maximize rail space. The fully, multi-coated ED glass in the ATACR results in superb light transmission, brilliant image rendering and exceptional color contrast for accuracy in virtually any condition the Warfighter may find themselves in.” 

Full Rate Production of the new optic has commenced at the Nightforce factory and will continue over the next few years. After the order is fulfilled, the optic is to augment the venerable M4A1 and similar small arms systems throughout USSOCOM. The integration of a 1-8x optic truly capitalizes on the necessities for today’s dynamic battlespace that can find the operator engaging at longer distances or clearing a building, oftentimes during the same mission. 

“It’s very humbling and prideful to all of us here at Nightforce Optics to know that we are providing product that see’s front-line action in defense of life, limb and freedom for all Americans,” said Litt. “Every member of the Nightforce Optics’ team is emotionally vested to ensure we make a product that will perform at its best when the conditions of war are at their worst. We consider the cost of failure in everything we do.”

While this specific optic is produced exclusively for the USSOCOM, the Nightforce Optics ATACR 1-8x24mm F1 (C597) is its commercially available version, allowing the use of the same unsurpassed optical quality and advanced daylight illumination technology that was selected for service. 

For more information on Nightforce Optics, please visit www.nightforceoptics.com, or email Glenn Lass, MIL-GOV-LE Program Manager at glass@nightforceoptics.com.

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About Nightforce 

As a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products including riflescopes, spotting scopes and accessories, Nightforce builds the most rugged, reliable, and repeatable optics available. We are known for exceptional products, each built with painstaking craftsmanship. Every riflescope is crafted with such fanatical attention to detail, it is expected to hold up to the most punishing conditions, and last generations. The legendary Nightforce quality testing involves impact tests and follow up inspections that ensure the riflescope is ready to perform to customer expectations and more.

Contact: Glenn Lass

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NIGHTFORCE® OPTICS AWARDED USSOCOM P-VPS CONTRACT

Orofino, ID—(December 16, 2019) Two variants of the Nightforce Optics ATACR product line have been selected by United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to fill the Precision – Variable Power Scope component of the Miniature Aiming Systems – Day Optic (MAS-D) Program. The MIL-SPEC ATACR™ 5-25×56 F1 and the MIL-SPEC ATACR™ 7-35×56 F1 will be integrated as the Standard and the Long Range solutions for US Special Operations Command’s current and future anticipated Sniper Weapon Systems.

As part of a life cycle replacement program and capabilities enhancement, the Nightforce MIL-SPEC ATACR 5-25 and 7-35 are designed to provide improved target detection and acquisition, as well as hit probability, for engagements out to 1500m and beyond.

“The selection of both ATACR models brings continuity to a community that, until recently, have been using a variety of aging systems, all with slightly varying controls and reticle designs”, said Nightforce’s MIL-GOV-LE Business Development Manager, Tod Litt.

The Nightforce MIL-SPEC ATACR 5-25 and 7-35 offer unparalleled performance in extended range target detection and reliable mechanical adjustment. Both optics feature Nightforce’s exceptional ED glass, 0.1 Mil-Radian adjustment value for both windage and elevation, the Horus Vision TREMOR3 reticle, and a tan, hardcoat anodized finish. Provided as a system for the program, the selected optics also utilize a purpose-built Nightforce scope mount and laser range finder integration platform. When employed as a complete solution, the SOF Snipers ability to detect, range, and receive a firing solution is greatly accelerated.

The new optics are to augment multiple systems in the SOCOM inventory and will coincide with the release and fielding of the Mk22 Sniper System, based on the proven Barrett MRAD platform.

For more information on Nightforce Optics, please visit www.nightforceoptics.com, or email Glenn Lass, MILGOV-LE Program Manager at glass@nightforceoptics.com.

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About Nightforce

As a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products including riflescopes, spotting scopes and accessories, Nightforce builds the most rugged, reliable, and repeatable optics available. We are known for exceptional products, each built with painstaking craftsmanship. Every riflescope is crafted with such fanatical attention to detail, it is expected to hold up to the most punishing conditions, and last generations. The legendary Nightforce quality testing involves impact tests and follow up inspections that ensure the riflescope is ready to perform to customer expectations and more.

Contact: Glenn Lass
glass@nightforceoptics.com

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Nightforce Congratulates Scott Satterlee on Successful 2018 Competitive Season

Nightforce Optics congratulates Nightforce shooter Scott Satterlee on a highly successful 2018 precision rifle season. Satterlee finished 2018 with a 5th place overall ranking and High Senior in the Precision Rifle Series, as well as an 8th place overall in the National Rifle League standings. During the year, he was the winner of the Defy the Distance PRS match in Three Forks, MT, and had eight other Top 10 finishes in major matches. In addition to competing in matches around the country, he also provided precision rifle training to over 100 students and was the match director for the Nightforce ELR PRS match at the Q Creek Ranch in Wyoming. “Scott is a consummate professional and talented marksman, someone we are thrilled to have representing Nightforce in the field,” says Alan Stilwell, North American Sales Manager. “We congratulate him on his season and are eager to see what he can do going into 2019.”

Satterlee’s choice of Nightforce products for the year included the ATACR 7-35×56 F1 for competition and long-range shooting, the ATACR 4-16×42 F1 and SHV 4-14×50 F1 for hunting, while the ATACR 1-8×24 F1 is used for carbine shooting.

About Nightforce

Nightforce is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products, including riflescopes, spotting scopes and accessories. Based in Orofino, ID, Nightforce is known for rugged, high-precision engineered designs that are capable of holding up to punishing conditions. Nightforce has established a benchmark for high-quality, high-performance products that have accompanied soldiers into battle, world champion shooters to the winner’s podium, and helped hunters take the trophy of a lifetime.

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Nightforce Releases New Riflescopes

Nightforce Optics premium ATACR™ line is based on a simple motivation, build the ultimate riflescope. The ATACR™ 4-16×50 F1 offers shooters a choice of a 50mm objective lens for even greater lowlight and long-range capability. Nightforce’s patented ZeroStop™ elevation adjustment has 100 minutes or 30 mils of elevation travel. Other features include brilliantly clear Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass, optimized intelligent reticles such as the MOAR and Mil-C, an integrated Power Throw Lever (PTL) that makes magnification changes very fast in any condition. As standard with other DigIllum equipped scopes, the digital illumination provides both red and green options at the shooter’s preference. Also included with the scope are custom Tenebraex flip-up lens covers. The ATACR 4-16×50 F1 will meet the demanding needs of law enforcement, hunters who want a versatile first focal plane optic and competitors wanting great glass in a compact package.

The SHV™ family has been available for several years and is in use by shooters and hunters. Nightforce prides itself in listening to the wants of shooters, in turn the SHV™ 3-10×42 will be available with an Illuminated MOAR™ or Forceplex™ reticle for use in lowlight conditions. The now user adjustable illumination control used replaces the parallax adjustment on the 3-10, allowing the reticle brightness to be adjusted to meet current conditions.

“Nightforce listens to its consumers and each of these scopes were developed based on feedback of consumers, our dealer base and professionals in the field. As with any Nightforce product we have designed, tested and built these optics to provide performance beyond expectations whether in our premier ATACR line or our more affordable SHV family” said Alan Stilwell, Nightforce North American Sales Manager.

The Nightforce ATACR 4-16×50 F1 has an MSRP of $2,500; and the SHV 3-10x Illuminated has an MSRP of $985.

For more information on Nightforce Optics, please visit www.nightforceoptics.com, or email Alan Stilwell, National Sales Manager.

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About Nightforce

As a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products including riflescopes, spotting scopes and accessories, Nightforce builds the most rugged, reliable, and repeatable optics available. We are known for exceptional products, each built with painstaking craftsmanship. Every riflescope is crafted with such fanatical attention to detail, it is expected to hold up to the most punishing conditions, and last generations. The legendary Nightforce quality testing involves impact tests and follow up inspections that ensure the riflescope is ready to perform to customer expectations and more.

Based in Orofino, Idaho, Nightforce has established an industry benchmark for the highest performing products. Nightforce optics have accompanied elite soldiers into battle, world champion shooters to the winner’s podium, and helped hunters take the trophy of a lifetime.

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Nightforce Optics Named Top Tier Sponsor 2018 PRS

“A key priority for the folks at Nightforce is to foster the growth of shooting sports through high-quality competitive events like the Precision Rifle Series,” says Nightforce Optics Director of Sales and Marketing, Gordon Myers. “It’s no secret that PRS shooters frequently win matches with Nightforce on their rifles, so what better way to encourage their efforts than by backing their sport through dedicated sponsorship?” he asked.

The Precision Ri?e Series is a championship-style point series race of the best precision rifle competitions and shooters in the nation. “PRS continues to reinforce the growth of competitive rifle sports and precision rifle matches, by featuring the finest matches and shooters the sport has to offer,” said Myers. “And because Nightforce offers the best riflescopes for long range shooting, including the ATACR®, NXS®, and SHV® product lines, it’s the perfect partnership for this class of shooters and the precision rifle discipline.”

PRS participants can expect to see Nightforce represented at all the PRS Bolt Gun Series including the Extreme Long Range (ELR), the Precision Rifle Series Finale, as well as the Gas Gun Series matches.

For more information on Nightforce Optics, please visit www.nightforceoptics.com, or email marketing, at marketing@nightforceoptics.com.

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About Precision Rifle Series

Born out of military, law enforcement, and hunting scenarios, the practical application of the precision rifle is the underlying theme for all series. Whether you are looking for a local club to join, wanting to compete with America’s favorite rifle, the AR-10/15, or you want to test yourself against the best shooters in the nation and the world, the PRS has a spot for you. The Precision Rifle Series is a yearly point race for several series including the PRS Bolt Gun Series, PRS Gas Gun Series, and the PRS Club Series. The intent is to provide a national framework as the aggregation point for local, regional, and national matches; tracking scores and the growth of the practical, long-range rifle discipline. By providing structure and governance, the growth of the discipline has been exponential since the PRS was launched in 2011 thanks to the exceptional coalition of the match directors, shooters, and sponsors participating in the PRS. For more information visit precisionrifleseries.com.

About Nightforce

As a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium sport optics and related products including riflescopes, spotting scopes and accessories, Nightforce builds the most rugged, reliable, and repeatable optics available. We are known for exceptional products, each built with painstaking craftsmanship. Every riflescope is crafted with such fanatical attention to detail, it is expected to hold up to the most punishing conditions, and last for generations. The legendary Nightforce quality testing involves impact tests and follow up inspections that ensure the riflescope is ready to perform to customer expectations and more.

Based in Orofino, Idaho, Nightforce has established an industry benchmark for the highest performing products. Nightforce optics have accompanied elite soldiers into battle, world champion shooters to the winner’s podium, and helped hunters take the trophy of a lifetime.

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Nightforce Optics Adds to the ATACR Series

“We originally designed the Nightforce ATACR first focal plane riflescopes for our military customers,” said Nightforce Director of Sales and Marketing, Gordon Myers. “They remain the foundation for our MilSpec riflescopes to this day. ATACR optics are well-received by long range shooters, because we combine battle-proven ruggedness with high quality optics and functionality. Our new ATACR 1-8×24 F1 incorporates all the advantages of the ATACR family in one of the most compact and adaptable 1-8 power optics available in the marketplace today,” he added.

“The new ATACR 8 power characterizes the Nightforce theme of ‘Rugged, Reliable, Repeatable™”, said Alan Stilwell, North America Sales Manager. “At dusk, dawn, or mid-day; whether you’re shooting close-quarters or long-range distances, the versatile ATACR 1-8×24 F1 delivers a superior field of view and is exceptionally precise. This riflescope’s bomb-proof reliability, extremely low-profile adjustments, and this model’s intelligent FC-DM® reticle, is robust enough to partner up with any designated marksman or competitor.”

Measuring a mere 10 inches in length and weighing 21 ounces, the ATACR 1-8×24 F1 is rich with standard mission-critical features including a daylight-visible, center red dot for rapid engagements, and multi-coated ED glass that furnishes superb light transmission, brilliant images, and exceptional color contrast. The 8x zoom helps locate, identify, and engage targets at maximum effective ranges. While the low-profile, true .1 Mil-Radian adjustments are capped to prevent accidental adjustment.

“We united legendary Nightforce toughness with precision-engineered components and high-tech expertise, resulting in the most technologically advanced optic

Nightforce has ever offered,” according to Stilwell. “The new ATACR 1-8×24 F1 is mechanically unrivaled to withstand a lifetime of harsh recoil so that years from now, your scope will be as precise as the day it was new,” he said.

NIGHTFORCE ATACR 1-8×24 F1 SPECIFICATIONS:

Focal plane: First
Objective outer diameter: 34 mm
Field of view @100 yards/100 meters 1x: 11.26 mm | 96.1 ft | 29.3 m
Field of view @100 yards/100 meters 8x: 3.19 mm | 13.1 ft | 4 m
Eye relief: 3.74″ | 95 mm
Internal adjustment range (Mil): e: 30 | w: 30
Click value: .1 MIL-RADIAN
Parallax adjustment: Fixed at 125 m
Tube diameter: 1.34″/34 mm
Eyepiece outer diameter: 46 mm
Overall length (in/mm): 10.08/256
Weight (oz/g): 21/595
Mounting length (in/mm): 5.67/144
PTL (Power Throw Lever): Standard
Reticles available: FC-DM™
Illumination: Daylight visible, externally adjustable
Elevation feature: Capped, finger-adjustable
Covers: Tenebraex® included
MSRP: $2,800

The new Nightforce ATACR 1-8×24 F1, and the entire line of Nightforce premium optics and accessories will be on display at SHOT Show 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Please visit Nightforce in booth # 20449.

For further information on Nightforce Optics, please visit www.nightforceoptics.com, or email Marketing at marketing@nightforceoptics.com.