Tactical Optics

Whether it is the newest illuminated reticle or good old fashioned iron sights, the right optics are key in shooting accuracy. The reviews, news and videos in Gun Digest’s tactical optics section are certain to help you set your crosshairs on the best optics for your rifle, handgun or shotgun.

Redfield is offering its Battlezone riflescope in a more powerful 6-18x42mm model.

Redfield Offers More Powerful Option in Battlezone Line

Redfield use to be the acme in hunting scopes. The brand still has a fine selection in this realm, but has made headway in another shooting niche. The Battlefield line has proved popular enough Redfield is offering a new version of the scope.

The TLR-1 lit up this completely dark laundry room so brightly it flushed out the camera picture. No Flash.

Two Critical Accessories in Building a Defensive AR-15

There are endless ways of configuring an AR-15. But, when it comes to home defense there are two accessories that are musts. If you focus on lights and sights, your gun will be decked out with what you need when it matters most.

Accuracy 1st Anti-Cant Scope level is easy to install and mil-spec tough. It's curved vial and ceramic ball bearing allow for smooth adjustment and discrimination down to less than 1 degree of cant.

Best Scope Level for Long-Range Accuracy

One variable you need to keep under control when long-range shooting is rifle and scope level. To compliment the Whiz Wheel, Accuracy 1st has developed the very slick Anti-Cant Scope Level.

Get practical tips for mounting and using weapon-mounted lights and laser sights, in "Own the Night" by Scott Wagner

Tips for that Remote Tape Switch on Your AR-15

For the general purpose AR, a dedicated weapon-mounted light is a popular accessory, whether mounted on the rail or the vertical foregrip. If you're using a remote tape switch with your light, there are a couple of critical points to watch for.