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SOFIC 2017: Rifle optics continue to advance

8th May 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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Technology advances and decreasing costs means that most infantry units today have adopted rifle optics for their individual weapons, following in the footsteps of the SOF community.

But much like other pieces of military technology, SOF are constantly looking at the next-generation of weapon optics that keeps them one step ahead of conventional forces. This often means a longer list of capabilities and an increased number of options for the operator.

Popular among the special forces community are weapon sights and configurations that can be utilised in both long-range and close-quarter engagements. This can include the use of a 1x

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Grant Turnbull

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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