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New Aimpoint CompM5b Adds Ballistic Drop Compensation

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Aimpoint released its new CompM5b red dot sight at Milipol, a European trade show focusing on products and services for military and law enforcement. In place of the familiar turret adjustment caps found on Comp series Aimpoint sights, the new CompM5b features exposed, locking turrets that are calibrated for use as ballistic drop and wind/lead compensation dials.

Aimpoint says the sight will include interchangeable turrets calibrated for different calibers while also offering custom adjustment caps upon request.

Specs from today's press release:

  • Unlimited Eye Relief
  • Compatible with Aimpoint 3XMag-1 and 6XMag-1 Magnifiers
  • Compatible with Night Vision Devices
  • Dot size: 2 MOA
  • Battery: AAA, Alk./Lit.(1.5 V)
  • Battery Life: 1 Year at Setting 8
  • Battery Life: 5 Years at Setting 7
  • Battery Life: 10 Years at Settings 1-4 (Night Vision)
  • Power Switch: Rotary Switch
  • Weight (sight only): 180 grams / 6.3 ounces
  • Weight (std config.): 254 grams / 9.0 ounces

You can visit Aimpoint online here

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