New Vortex XM157 Optic Selected for Military Contract

Last updated on April 15th, 2024

250,000 new Next Generation Squad Weapons-Fire Control (NGSW-FC) optics will be delivered by Vortex Optics to the US Army over a ten year period. The optic allows the user to range a target, calculate ballistic data and be provided with a corrected aiming point.

The new optic has some interesting built in features including laser rangefinder, ballistic solver, display overlay, aiming laser and environmental sensors.

The optic is 1-8×30 with a glass etched reticle and is given the designation ‘XM157’.

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