Aimpoint is tough. Period. Designed around keeping both eyes on the target and quick target acquisition. Aimpoint red dot sights are used by some of the most demanding users in the world. The U.S. Army in 1997 gave Aimpoint the opportunity to prove itself by awarding the company its first military contract. Since then, Aimpoint has been used by the US Army, USAF, US SOCOM, the French, Swedish, Italian, Danish and Finnish armies. Impressed? How about over 50,000 hours of operation of battery life?! military weapons experts, marksmen, hunters and sportsmen have used Aimpoint for over 35 years and used Aimpoint to defend freedom, hunt game and win competitions. Why are Aimpoint products the toughest and the baddest? They are made in Sweden. Tested in some of the toughest conditions that mother nature can provide, you know that when you purchase an Aimpoint, you are getting a product that is battle tested and proven to withstand abuse - come rain or sunshine.