By Jazz Jimenez & Jade Moldé
With 1,600 exhibitors debuting thousands of new products at SHOT Show, we narrowed our search for standout new products from the 50 manufacturers you’ll see in the following pages. This year brought an impressive array of innovative products, as well as line extensions from established product lineups.
Keep in mind, your customers will read reviews about many of these new products and more in Shooting Industry’s sister publications: GUNS Magazine and American Handgunner. For an additional look at new products that piqued the interest of both SHOT Show attendees and our writers, see “Show Stoppers!” on page 40, “Things You May Have Missed At SHOT Show” on page 44 and this month’s Personal Defense Market column.
NAVY ARMS CO.
The Navy Arms Lightning features a stock made from hand-selected, Grade 1 American Walnut, checkered at the wrist and forend. The receiver and furniture are bone-charcoal color case-hardened in the U.S. and accented with Nitre-blued screws and a high-polish blued full octagonal barrel. The Navy Arms Lightning has a unique coil-spring extraction system that ensures fast, high ejection of spent cartridges. Sights are semi-buckhorn rear and gold-bead dovetail front sight. It’s available in both 20- and 24-inch models and in .45 Colt and .357.
The Heavy Duty Instructors Belts from Galco Gunleather are constructed of rigid and sturdy SCUBA webbing. They feature a drop-forged, parachute-spec buckle finished with Roguard by Robar. An epoxy-finished belt tip prevents fraying, while the Velcro closure provides security. The stiffness of the Heavy Duty Instructors Belts makes them suitable for security or law enforcement, where users will have heavy gear attached. They’re also ideal for competitive shooters. The belts are available in black and flat dark earth and in 1.5-inch and 1.75-inch widths.
The X-Pro Series earplugs from SportEAR feature a push button on/off to hear and protect hearing and a low-profile design to keep the plugs in place while wearing a mask or other headwear. These earplugs are made with hypoallergenic, medical-grade polymer and are washable and reusable. It has an NRR rating of 19–30 dB.
BLACK HILLS AMMUNITION
Black Hills has added a new Sierra high BC bullet, the 30 caliber 155 TMK (BC .519), to its line of long-range .308 ammunition. The Black Hills .308 155-Grain TMK has a ballistic coefficient higher than Sierra’s 175 MatchKing, but 20 grains lighter, permitting velocities 150 fps faster than the 175 MK. This means less drop and wind drift. The polymer tip also improves reliability upon impact and lessens chances of over-penetration, making it an ideal round to use in urban law enforcement applications.
WALTHER ARMS INC.
New to the Walther line of pistols is the PPS M2, a 9mm pistol engineered for the concealed carry shooter. It’s built to carry, measuring 1-inch wide, with a low profile and smooth features. It has a new push button style magazine release for easy operation, highlighting a change from the Classic PPS. Available in 9mm or .40 S&W (available in Spring 2016) the PPS M2 has a 3.18-inch barrel and is equipped with a light 6.1-lb. trigger pull. An L.E. version of the PPS M2 with phosphoric sights and three magazines is also available.
Nikon Sport Optics introduces six new BDC Distance Lock-equipped riflescopes. The BDC Distance Lock function keeps everything in the first focal plane allowing the riflescopes to maintain its scale and distance proportion on a target on the entire zoom range. The BDC Distance Lock-equipped riflescopes will specially benefit users of Nikon’s Spot On Ballistic Program and BDC reticles. With the BDC Distance Lock function, the aiming points provided by Spot On will be the same, regardless of what magnification the riflescope is set at.
AirForce Airguns is adding to its lineup of big-bore airgun calibers. The Texan Air Rifle will now be in .308 and .357 caliber aside from the original .45. The new Texan Air Rifles are shooting in excess of 350 foot pounds of energy in .357 and almost 300 foot pounds in .308. The original AirForce Texan is a pneumatic air rifle with energy levels of 500 foot pounds with the ability to take down a whitetail in a single shot from its .457 barrel.
The Selkirk is a multifunctional survival knife. Its 4.625-inch drop point blade — made of 420HC steel — is full bellied with a strong, thick point for heavier tasks. It has a Micarta handle with a steel bolster that can be used as an improvised hammer. It comes with a heavy-duty belt sheath for horizontal or vertical carry as well as a fire starter/whistle tool.
The X-Bolt Long Range Hunter features a composite stock with carbon fiber finish and a stainless steel receiver with matte finish. Its 26-inch threaded, fluted barrel also with a matte finish, has a muzzle brake that can be easily removed for use with a suppressor. Weighing 7 lbs. 30 oz.–7 lbs. 8 oz., it is designed to maximize accuracy at extended ranges, yet still be light and maneuverable to carry. The new X-Bolt Long Range Hunter is available in 6.5 Creedmoor, .270 WSM, .300 WSM, 26 Nosler, 7mm Rem. Mag. and 300 Win. Mag. calibers.
5.11 TACTICAL SERIES
The Havoc 30 is a low profile, lightweight and durable backpack made from 500D/1050D nylon. It features quick-access waist-belt magazine pockets, zip-secured double MSR magazine/water bottle pockets as well as admin pockets. The pack’s 1.5-inch waist belt is removable and holster-compatible. It is also fully compatible with 5.11 Tactical Zero-G Plates, a modular load bearing system that increases the efficiency and comfort of your duty belt. A laser-cut MOLLE platform and padded eyewear pocket provide further customization with 5.11 pouches and added storage capability. It is an urban version of 5.11’s RUSH bag series.
In collaboration with Manta Defense, LaserMax has developed the Manta-Ray LMR-M, a weapon light emitting 140 lumens of mint green LED light. The Manta-Ray LMR-M offers target identification and illumination while permitting rapid mounting across a host of platforms using the Manta rail connection. The Manta-Ray lighting system easily snaps on and off the firearm rail without a need for tools, levers or clamps. The light is powered by a rechargeable battery with a 1-hour constant runtime.
The Colt Competition Pistol, offered in .45 ACP or 9mm, incorporates Colt’s National Match Barrel and a 4.5- to 6-pound three-hole, aluminum single-action trigger. It sports a carbon steel frame and slide with a blued finish. Its 5-inch,1:16-inch LH twist barrel is made from stainless steel with a polished finish. Other features include the Dual Spring Recoil System used in Colt’s M45A1 pistol developed for the Marine Corps. The Colt Competition Pistol has a Novak adjustable rear sight and a Novak Blue Fiber Optic front sight. Matching the blue fiber optic sight is a set of blue, checkered G10 grips. An upswept beavertail grip safety and an undercut trigger guard keep the pistol seated low in the hand for improved control.
Hoppe’s Gun Medic cleans firearms to prevent them from malfunctioning due to the build-up of gunpowder, lubricant and grime. Gun Medic products will clean and lubricate firearms quickly and effortlessly. The lube temperature tolerance ranges from -65° and 500°F. Featuring a bio-based formula, Gun Medic is available in 4- and 10-oz. sizes.
The Short Stack from Gerber is for the customization of the MSR. Its three-piece design allows for multiple wrench configurations, allowing the user to tighten and loosen the MSR’s buffer tube, flash hider and other accessories. Compatible with Magpul M-LOK accessories, the Short Stack is portable and includes a 7mm wrench and double-sided hex bits. The Short Stack also features a front sight adjustment tool, a pull-through handle for Otis cables, and scraping surfaces for the weapon system’s firing pin, bolt and bolt carrier.
PolyCase Ammunition has expanded the Inceptor line of ammunition of injection-molded metal-polymer bullets to include .38 Special. This is the first dedicated revolver caliber released in this line. The Inceptor .38 Special ARX features a 77-grain projectile and a muzzle velocity of 1,116 fps. The ARX is designed to use the bullet’s forward momentum to pressurize and eject liquid target matter from the grooves on the bullet’s ogive.
EUROPEAN AMERICAN ARMORY CORP.
EAA Corp announces the addition of two enhanced, magazine-fed semi-autos to the AR-style market. The MKA 1919 MATCH (pictured) and MKA 1919 MATCH PRO are well-equipped AR-style shotguns ideal for tactical and competitive shooting, hunting and home defense. With an overall length of 39.5-inches, the two 12-ga. shotguns feature a redesigned gas system for efficient shot-to-shot action, speedy cycling, smooth handling and strong ejection; this translates to rapid repeat fire and fast reloading with its detachable-box magazine. Additional improvements include a modern polymer grip, ambidextrous safety, extended magazine and bolt release as well as a metal floating feed ramp.
The RAINN Key Case Pepper Spray with Quick Release Key Ring from SABRE Red offers police-strength protection with 25 bursts at up to 10 feet away. The key case has a finger grip for an accurate aim plus a quick-release key ring for immediate access when keys are in the ignition or door lock. Ten percent of all proceeds go to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).
Starline has announced the addition of .41 Special cases to their selection of handgun brass offerings. Because it’s a shortened version of the .41 Magnum, the .41 Special can be used in any firearm designed for the Magnum caliber. This load is the latest addition to Starline’s product line, which now exceeds 80 calibers.
The I-MOD cleaning system from Otis was originally developed for the military but is now available for hunters and shooters. It contains all the tools needed for proper breech-to-muzzle cleaning — such as Memory-Flex cables, bore brush, slotted tip, and patches. Featuring a Ripcord for quick, one-pass cleaning, the I-MOD cleaning system also includes an all-purpose receiver brush, and solid rod sections. It is available in a variety of configurations.
The latest expression of Spyderco’s Manix 2 Lightweight combines the defining features of the original version with premium CPM S110V blade steel. The knife’s handle is injection-molded from deep blue fiberglass-reinforced co-polymer (FRCP), a tough, lightweight material that keeps its overall weight to 2.9 oz. This handle material features Bi-Directional Texturing for a secure grip and a hardened steel insert to support the knife’s high-strength Ball Bearing Lock mechanism. The blade measures 3.37 inches.
Winchester Ammunition developed the M-22 Subsonic to function in semi-automatic firearms, while remaining subsonic from both pistol and rifle length barrels. It features a 45-grain black-plated lead round nose bullet that has the equivalent energy of full velocity 36-grain rimfire products. The M-22 Subsonic uses non-corrosive priming and clean-burning powder for reduced muzzle flash. The round was created with suppressed firearms in mind, but will perform just as well from unsuppressed rifles and handguns. It’s available in 100-round plastic packs and 800-round bulk packs.
Chamber-View introduced the .45 semi-auto and 1911 model handgun Empty Chamber Indicator (ECI) safety markers at this year’s SHOT Show. The Chamber-View ECI for semi-auto pistols is designed for full open action with slide lock and maximum visibility and is ideal for use on the range or for storage. Each design fits most .45 semi-auto and 1911 model firearms. The safety markers are compatible with Chamber-View Fast-Pull Tags, which allow for quick and easy removal of the ECI from the ejection port of a firearm. The .45 semi-auto and 1911 model ECI is also compatible with Chamber-View’s silicone Modular Barrel Extension which provides complete safety from chamber to muzzle.
Three new accessory magnifiers have been added to Aimpoint’s product line. Designed to work in conjunction with the company’s electronic reflex sights, these new magnifiers are being offered in 3X and 6X magnification in standard grade (for use by civilian shooters) as well as in professional grade models. The new Aimpoint magnifiers feature a diopter adjustment, allowing each optic to be individually adapted to the operator’s eye. All are protected by shock absorbing protective rubber covers that also provide an ergonomic grip surface.
The 30 Nosler is the newest member of Nosler’s cartridge family. It shares the same parent case as the 26 and 28 Nosler cartridges. The 30 Nosler takes the best attributes of 30 magnums and combines them in one cartridge. It has an efficient powder column as the .300 WSM and fits in the same standard length action of a .300 Winchester Magnum. The 30 Nosler easily meets the velocity of the .300 Weatherby. It is a SAAMI-standardized cartridge making for consistent brass and chamber dimensions industry wide.
BATTENFELD TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Battenfeld’s new Smith & Wesson line includes gun cases, backpacks and bags. Designed and crafted with quality and durability in mind, these products are built to hold up to harsh conditions. The cases and bags are made of durable ballistic fabric and features heavy-duty hardware, oversized zippers, high-quality hook and loop closures and thick nylon strapping. A variety of styles are available.
The Ethos is one of the three shotguns introduced by Benelli USA in 2016. It is a 28-gauge semi-auto in 3-inch chambering. With a barrel length of 26 inches and an overall length of 47 inches, the Ethos sports an engraved, nickel-plated receiver with gloss blue barrels and AA-grade satin walnut stock. It is designed to work with Fiocchi 3-inch shotshells. The Ethos has a new bolt design with a carbon fiber rib and interchangeable sights.
The Ferrite was designed by custom knifemaker Rick Hinder to be easy to carry. It features a 3.3-inch blade with 8Cr13MoV steel with a titanium carbo-nitride coating and weighs 4.2 oz. The steel handle is smoothed for easy pocket carry and features a double finger contour to provide a secure grip for users. The Ferrite is SpeedSafe equipped for fast and easy one-handed opening. It’s a reversible pocketclip for either left- or right-handed carry.
The Kimber K6s is a light, small-frame 6-round .357 Magnum revolver. Its size makes it ideal for concealed carry. The Kimber K6s’ small frame, 2-inch barrel and 1.39-inch diameter cylinder are machined from stainless steel. It has a smooth match-grade trigger to ensure accuracy. Its internal hammer has rounded and blended edges to prevent snagging when the revolver is removed from concealment.
McMillan Firearms introduces the Sporting Collection to their line of rifles with two initial offerings: the short-action Legacy (pictured) and long-action Heritage. The rifles are built around the new McMillan G32 action, now machined in-house. The action features an anti-jam rail in the middle of the left bolt raceway, which will prevent a round from lodging in the raceway when the user is single loading the rifle through the ejection port. McMillan is offering the Sporting Selection in three stock options: McMillan Hunter, McMillan Remington Hunter and a Custom Turkish Walnut by Macon. All rifles in this collection include Talley Bases and a hard locking case.
Crosman introduces the Pioneer Airbow, a hybrid-hunting weapon. Filled to 3,000 PSI, the Airbow can shoot full-sized arrows at 450 fps. It features a black synthetic stock with a Picatinny rail system and includes three, 375-grain carbon fiber arrows with Nano ceramic Victory ICE coating for increased speed, a CenterPoint 6x40mm optic with custom MTAG reticle for aiming points up to 75 yards and a canted Picatinny base for an additional 20 MOA of adjustment. The Pioneer can be cocked and decocked easily, making it safe for treestand use. As a bonus, a Realtree AP camo decal kit will be included so owners can decorate the Airbow to their preference.
The Shell Shack from MTM Case-Gard is a compact shotshell box to facilitate the stacking of shells on their side for ultra-compact storage. Shells stay organized and readily accessible. The lid removes completely and out of the way for loading and while in use. It’s constructed with clear, high-impact polypropylene to protect shotshells. Each case is designed to store 25, 2.75-inch 12-gauge shotshells.
ALIEN GEAR HOLSTERS
Alien Gear Holsters offers three premium holsters for GLOCK 19 pistols: The Cloak Tuck IWB, Cloak Tuck 3.0. IWB and the Cloak Slide OWB. The cant, ride height and retention of the Cloak Tuck and the Cloak Tuck 3.0 can be adjusted to suit the user’s needs. The Cloak Slide can be used for open or concealed carry. All three holsters allow comfortable carry and retention of firearms.
O.F. MOSSBERG & SONS INC.
The MMR Carbine was designed as a multi-use MSR for competition, hunting, recreation or home security. Key features include a free-floating barrel, direct-impingement gas system, adjustable target sights, slim-profile Magpul M-LOK forend/handguard, MOE grip and triggerguard and the choice of either a six-position or fixed-length stock. It’s chambered in 5.56mm NATO/.223 Rem. with 30- or 10-round models.
Ruger announces the Silent-SR — a .22 LR sound suppressor. The company’s first suppressor is 5.375 inches long and weighs just over 6 oz. It’s a combination of a titanium tube, stainless steel muzzle mount, stainless steel baffles and aluminum rear cap. The suppressor is finished in black Cerakote. Using an industry standard 0.5-inch-28 thread mount, the Silent-SR can be used on any threaded .22 LR, .22 WMR or .17 HMR caliber firearm.
The Advisor M1 Pistol from Inland Manufacturing is modeled after the modified M1 carbines, developed in response to the need for a lighter rifle for the U.S. military in the 1940s. The 2016 Inland Advisor features a 12-inch barrel with a type-2 barrel band, adjustable rear sights, push button safety and a round bolt. It has a modified M1A1 stock made of “low wood” walnut minus the wire portion making the Advisor a legal pistol. Its barrel flash hider is conical and threaded to allow the use of accessories with the same threads. The Advisor includes a 15-round magazine and utilizes a 30-round magazine catch for high-capacity magazines.
Based off Savage Arms A17, the A22 Magnum is chambered for .22 WMR and features the same blowback semi-automatic action as the original A17. It comes with a 10-round rotary magazine, steel receiver and the Savage AccuTrigger. The A22 Magnum weighs 5.5 lbs. and features a 21-inch button-rifled barrel, steel machined receiver and rugged composite stock.
CrossBreed Holsters announced several holster fits for the new Ruger American. The SuperTuck, QwikClip, SnapSlide, DropSlide, SuperSlide, Ohai, Bedside Backup, PacMat, RAM Mount System and IWB/OWB Mag Carriers will all work with the latest firearm from the Ruger lineup.
SureFire has upgraded its line of V-Series LED flashlights and WeaponLights — which provide both white light and infrared illumination from one sealed head — to improve the amount of white light they generate. V-Series lights now produce up to 133 percent more white light output. One-battery, 3-volt lights now produce 250 lumens, while two-battery, 6-volt lights generate 350 lumens. Specific models upgraded include the V1 Vampire handheld (pictured), M300V Scout Light, M600V Scout Light, X300V and X400V IRC.
XS SIGHT SYSTEMS INC
XS Sight Systems has released 24/7 Tritium Express Sights for the GLOCK 42 and 43. The XS 24/7 set features a green tritium front sight paired with a vertical green tritium rear sight, providing increased visibility in low and no-light situations. The company says customers with XS’ white stripe rear sight on a GLOCK 42 or 43 can upgrade to this new sight at a discounted rate by taking a photo of the existing sight and emailing email@example.com.
Streamlight’s Super Siege is a rechargeable, high-lumen scene lantern. Delivering 1,100 lumens, the lantern will provide 360 degrees of bright light to illuminate large areas. A Glare Guard is included with the lantern for lighting up a work area in front of the user and help to eliminate glare. The Super Siege comes with an auxiliary USB power source to charge mobile devices or other Streamlight products. The 8800mAH battery capacity gives up to four full charges for most smartphones.
Weatherby introduces the 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum cartridge with three different options in loaded ammunition. Using Barnes and Swift bullets, the loads range from 3,531 fps to 3,395 fps at the muzzle. The 6.5-300 Weatherby Magnum will be chambered in the New Mark V family of rifles and in the Accumark, Accumark RC and Ultra Lightweight models.
SMITH & WESSON
The SW22 Victory is a modern interpretation of the classic target pistol. It’s constructed on a single-action, enclosed hammer-fired, blowback semi-automatic design. Chambered in .22 LR, the SW22 Victory includes a match-grade, interchangeable barrel with a simple one-screw takedown design. The standard model is fitted with a 5.5-inch barrel with a 1:15-inch RH twist and comes with two 10-round magazines. It weighs 37.4 oz. unloaded and has an overall length of 9.2 inches.
HORNADY MANUFACTURING COMPANY
Hornady introduces the ELD-X (Extremely Low Drag – eXpanding) bullet, an all-range hunting and match bullet. Hornady developed the patent-pending Heat Shield tip, a heat-resistant polymer, to counter the effects of aerodynamic heating — allowing for greater accuracy at longer ranges. Upon contact at extended ranges at over 400 yards, the Heat Shield tip drives backward into the nose cavity to begin the expansion process. At these lower velocities, the ELD-X bullet exhibits conventional expansion characteristics and high retained weight. The ELD-X is available as component bullets or in factory-loaded Precision Hunter ammunition. Bullet introductions include 6.5 mm 143-gr., 7mm 162-gr., .30 Cal. 178-gr., .30 Cal. 200-gr., .30 Cal. 212-gr. and .30 Cal. 220-gr.
SIG SAUER INC.
SIG SAUER releases the SIG MPX Carbine, chambered in 9mm. The modular 9mm SIG MPX Carbine maintains the ergonomic superiority of the SBR and pistol variants, but now with a 16-inch hammer-forged barrel. A full-length aluminum KeyMod handguard provides ample room for mounting lights, lasers and grips. It’s completely ambidextrous with a dual-sided selector switch, magazine release, charging handle and bolt release. With a three-position collapsing stock, it has an overall length of 33 inches extended and 28.5 inches collapsed.
Umarex USA introduces the Umarex SurgeMax, the first break barrel air rifle to incorporate a fully integrated optic mounting rail. This platform was developed to make scope mounting easy and to reduce two of the greatest frustrations to scoped air rifle shooting — scope movement and vibration. This air rifle features the Nucleus Integrated Rail Platform. It’s chambered in .177 and can generate 1,200 fps with a lead-free pellet. It comes equipped with an automatic safety and a 4×32 adjustable objective scope.
GLOCK has expanded the Modular Optic System (MOS) series to the G17 Gen4 (pictured) and G19 Gen4. These two pistols are now available with milled slides designed to be adaptable to multiple optic systems without costly customization. Both optic-ready pistols are chambered in 9mm and do not differ in specifications from their respective standard models.
Springfield Armory engineered the original EMP with an all-new patented short action. The EMP4 features a 4-inch barrel. It has a fiber optic front sight and two-dot, low-profile combat rear sight to aid in target acquisition. Ambidextrous safety levers, a match-grade barrel and Posi-Lock grip texture to the front strap provide additional benefits. It comes with three 10-round magazines and is chambered in 9mm.
LEUPOLD & STEVENS INC.
The VX-3i 1.5-5x20mm Riflescope from Leupold & Stevens features precision metric finger click adjustments for windage and elevation in increments of 1 centimeter at 100 meters. It also features the Twilight Max Light Management System providing maximum brightness in all colors and intensified contrast across the entire field of view. Dual Spring Precision Adjustments perform with match-grade precision. The easy-turn power selector can be quickly turned even with gloves on while watertight seals ensure fog-free performance.
ROCK ISLAND ARMORY
The XT 22 Magnum is a 1911 handgun packing the powerful .22 magnum cartridge with a 14-round capacity. It is engineered with a pinned solid-state 5-inch barrel with delayed blowback slide combined with Rock Island Armory’s standard 4- to 6-lb. trigger. It features a low profile anti-snag angle front and rear sight with skeletonized hammer and trigger with adjustable over-travel stop. The XT Magnum is finished with parkerized coating, fitted checkered rubber grips and a beavertail safety.
The LiNQ from Crimson Trace is a wireless and remote operation system utilizing a powered control grip to activate a remotely located light and laser sight module. The two-piece LiNQ System is designed to attach to nearly all standard long guns with rails and replaceable pistol grips. It activates the light and laser through the replacement grip eliminating the need to reach for the rifle’s forend. With the LiNQ System, there are no wires to tangle or disconnect and no activation pads to search for. The system can also be easily and quickly transferred to another firearm.
FEDERAL PREMIUM AMMUNITION
In Federal Premium’s American Eagle handgun ammunition lineup, the polymer-encapsulated Syntech bullet prevents metal-on-metal contact that shortens barrel life and eliminates copper and lead fouling. The absence of a copper jacket minimizes splash-back on steel targets, while clean-burning propellants minimize residue and fouling. The exclusive Catalyst primer provides reliable, consistent ignition. It’s available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP.
FN America’s Military Collector Series is a product line featuring commercial variants of FN’s iconic and historic military designs. The initial products featured in the series include the semi-automatic FN M249S, a replica of the fully-automatic M249 SAW or Squad Automatic Weapon in service with the U.S. military since the 1980s. This new product line showcases FN’s legacy of producing firearms for militaries worldwide and passing this technology on to its commercial customers.
IWI US, Inc. announces a new caliber for the TAVOR SAR: the 300 Blackout, a highly accurate, soft shooting, hunting round. The TAVOR SAR bullpup configuration offers short rifle convenience but with a full-size rifle’s velocity, energy and accuracy. All of the TAVOR SAR’s parts are MIL-STD and 100 percent interchangeable. Its 16.5- or 18-inch barrel is cold-hammer forged, chrome lined and made from CrMoV steel. For those who already own a TAVOR SAR in 5.56 NATO or 9mm, a .300 Blackout conversion kit is available. The kit includes a 16.5- or 18-inch cold hammer forged chrome-lined barrel made of CrMoV steel with a 1:7-inch RH twist, a headspaced bolt, an A2 flash suppressor and a barrel wrench.
Meopta introduces the MeoStar R2 8×56 RD to its premium R2 riflescope line. This fixed-power 30mm scope is ideal for moderate-range hunting in low light, whether hunting from a stand or in open terrain. The 56mm objective lens and resulting high twilight factor allows hunters to see fine details more clearly at dawn and dusk when game is on the move. Meopta’s MeoLux lens coating, premium Schott glass lenses and expert design enable 99.8 percent light transmission per glass surface. Like all Meopta riflescopes, the MeoStar R2 riflescope is machined from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum alloy and built to withstand extreme conditions.