Sniper Scopes

Rifle scopes are important devices in a shooting kit. For both shooters and hunters the large collection of standard rifle scopes available in the market usually suffices to their needs. For typical shooters and hunters a device with 3 to 9 variable and one-inch tube is adequate. Such a scope might also serve them for a lifetime. However, certain situations require better optics, for instance, long range, precision shooting at targets. In these situations the shot placement is immensely crucial. Under such circumstances, the shooter requires the best equipment. This is equally true for the military uses. The very name ‘Sniper rifle scopes’ makes it clear that these are especially made for the military uses.

A police sharpshooter is expected to place his shot precisely every time he takes a shot. Otherwise the consequences can be tragic. The rifle scope he uses must be able to deliver an uncluttered image of the target, if possible, calculate the distance from the target, have repeatable settings, and be rugged, reliable and easy to use. Sniper rifle scopes are developed for such tactical shooting and they offer greater precision. In addition, these are built in such a way that they can withstand the rugged and rough handling. Even the best rifle needs the best optics to make a perfect shot. Whether the shooter is military, law enforcement, or civilian, the needs are much the same. If there is a need to really reach out and place the bullet precisely, the equipment must be up to the task, as well as the shooter.

Sniper rifle scopes provide unfailing precision and accuracy in target acquisition. There are several manufacturers who develop this kind of rifle scopes for the users. Moreover, these are available at various price ranges.

Carl Zeiss Optronics Hensoldt ZF 6-24x72 Mildot Riflescope


Carl Zeiss Hensoldt Scope Review
Field of View:  61 to 17 m @ 1000 m
Scope Finish:  matte black
Reticle Position:  Second Focal Plane
Eye Relief:  
Illuminated Reticle:  yes
Scope Turret Adjustment:  .1 mrad
Scope Weight:  1100 g
QBSalesDesc  Hensoldt ZF 6-24x72 Mildot Riflescope 10139110
Magnification Range:  6 - 24
Scope Objective Diameter:  72 mm
Scope Tube Size / Mount:  34 mm
MPN:  10139110
Scope Length:  380 mm

Zeiss Hensoldt

Nightforce NXS 5.5-22x56 MRAD Zero Stop Mil Dot C244

Mil-Dot Reticle - .1 MRAD High Speed Tactical Turrets

Nightforce Scope Review
Field of View:  17.5 - 4.7'
Scope Finish:  black matte finish
Reticle Position:  second focal plane
UPC:  847362001883
Eye Relief:  3.9"
Illuminated Reticle:  yes Nightforce Mil-Dot
Scope Turret Adjustment:  .1 mrad / 100 moa elevation travel
Scope Weight:  32 oz
QBSalesDesc  Nightforce NXS 5.5-22x56 MRAD Zero Stop Mil Dot C244
Magnification Range:  5.5x to 22x
Scope Objective Diameter:  56 mm
Scope Tube Size / Mount:  30 mm
MPN:  C244
Scope Length:  15.2"

Nightforce Mil-Dot Reticle