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Galilean Sniper Sights: How Well Did They Work?

The British used Galilean optical sights during World War I to even the odds against German snipers, but how well did they work? A group of modern collectors, historians and snipers decided to find out for themselves.

Nikon P-Tactical SuperDot Red-Dot Sight Now Shipping

The P-Tactical SuperDot joins Nikon’s growing family of optical sights for a variety of shooting platforms and applications.

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles and optical sights.

U.S. Army Awards Aimpoint Optical Sights Contract

Aimpoint has been awarded a contract for supply of 30,000 M68 Close Combat Optics (M68CCO) to the U.S. Army.

American Rifleman Archives: Aimpoint Electronic Sight

From the May 1978 American Rifleman: Optical sights which present an illuminated dot on the same visual plane as the target image are not new. Examples, other than the Aimpoint, are the Oxford Gunsight and the Weaver Quik-Point which were discussed earlier in the American Rifleman.

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that didn’t give away a sniper’s position, combined with optical sights, made the stalemate of the Great War’s trenches ideal conditions for the sniper’s work.

Tonight on American Rifleman TV: Accessorizing Carbines; Kimber Micro 9

Tune in tonight on the Outdoor Channel as ARTV heads to the Peacemaker National Training Center in West Virginia to test out a multitude of AR accessories.

The Genesis Of Sniping

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles and optical sights. While generals were interested in bayonets and smoothbores, hunters and target shooters tackled the problem of precision rifle fire.

Nighthawk Custom Shadowhawk

If you count yourself among enthusiasts of the modern M1911, then you should be familiar with Nighthawk Custom.

NRA Gun of the Week: Springfield Armory Hellcat Pistol

Watch as American Rifleman's Christopher Olsen checks out a micro-compact 9 mm pistol from Springfield Armory.

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