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NEW PRODUCT FROM NIGHTFORCE OPTICS FOR EXTREME LONG RANGE SHOOTERS

Orofino, ID, U.S. – (January 16, 2020) Today, Nightforce Optics released a new product, the Wedge Prism. This new product was created with extreme long range (ELR) shooters in mind. Many of these shooters find that riflescopes lack the necessary elevation travel. The Wedge Prism is a clip-on accessory that mounts to a forward or continuous MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny rail to increase the effective elevation travel. It optically shifts the incoming image to the riflescope by a precise elevation value, which directly adds to the available elevation travel within any riflescope.

“As shooters continue to push the boundaries of what is possible for target distances, riflescopes are limited in overall adjustment for providing accurate fire,” said Alan Stilwell, Commercial Sales Manager. “Our Wedge Prism works with any riflescope to provide additional aiming offset, allowing successful and repeatable target engagements beyond what a riflescope could do with internal adjustment alone.”

The Wedge Prism provides a repeatable offset of the optical image, yet minimizes the loss of image quality, resolution and clarity. Available as a 50 MOA/14.5 MRAD or 100 MOA/29.1 MRAD variant, the shooter can choose an individual unit or combine models to tailor the amount of additional offset needed to reach their target. The quick-detach lever allows for rapid and repeatable installation and removal in the field, and by attaching to a rail prevents additional stresses on the riflescope.

“With this simple tool, a shooter can easily do the math to configure their rifle to hit their target,” Stilwell added. “For example, if my .416 Barrett requires 124 MOA of drop at 3,000 yards, but my scope will only dial up 90 MOA from zero, adding a 50 MOA Wedge Prism offsets the required dialing and only needs to be dialed up 74 MOA to reach the target and use the center aiming point of the reticle. This same principle works for .22 LRs past 300 yards, subsonic .300 Blackouts at 400 yards or when pushing any other cartridge beyond their normal limits.”

The Wedge Prism is available at $990 USD MSRP, and includes a MOLLE padded carrying case, flip-up lens cap and lens cleaning cloth. The first units will be available in February 2020. For more information on Nightforce Optics and the Wedge Prism, please visit www.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.

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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

glass@nightforceoptics.com

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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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