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.

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Bushnell Adds Red-Dot Sight to Tactical Optics Line

Bushnell's Elite Tactical optics have won their share of praises when it comes to long-distance shooting. And with the addition of a new red dot sight, the line now offers something for every shooting application.

A red-dot sight, like this EOTech, can also be teamed up with a magnifying adapter, and thus get you the best of both worlds.

AR-15 Scopes: Magnified Vs. Red Dot

Not taking into account A1 and A2 iron sights, your AR can have one of two types of optics - red-dot sights or magnified scopes. Here's a look at both.

Leupold TS-32X1 Reticle.

A Look at Leupold’s New MOA-based TS-32X1 Reticle

Trying to decode conflicting measurement systems on rifle scopes using MOA- turrets with Mil-based reticles is now a thing of the past on Leupold's line of optics thanks to their new TS-32X1 MOA-based reticle.

FLIR ThermoSight R-Series

SHOT Show 2014: FLIR ThermoSight R-Series

The FLIR ThermoSight R-Series offers something the consumer market has been missing for some time now -- a top-of-the-line thermal scope that, price-wise, falls in line with night vision technology.