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Vortex Introduces the Defender-XL Micro Red Dot

BARNEVELD, Wis. – Responding to the demands of serious competitors, Vortex® is excited to introduce a red dot that sets a higher standard for speed and accuracy in competitive shooting. Understanding the critical role of quick target engagement and flexibility in dynamic shooting environments, the Defender-XL™ is a new tool for shooters aiming to dominate the competition.

The ultra-wide sight window of the Defender-XL™ significantly enhances the field of view. This crucial feature means faster speed to target, quicker and more accurate follow-up shots. It also enables greater versatility in unconventional shooting positions, ensuring competitors can adapt swiftly in dynamic scenarios. Other key benefits include:

  • 7075 ALUMINUM SIGHT HOUSING for added strength and corrosion resistance
  • ULTRA-WIDE ASPHERICAL LENS for distortion-free sight picture and truer colors
  • ADVANCED SHOCKSHIELD™ POLYMER INSERT to protect against hard, daily abuse
  • FAST-RACK™ TEXTURED FRONT FACE that adds grip for racking slides
  • ADJUSTABLE BRIGHTNESS for customizable illumination settings
  • 10-MINUTE AUTO-SHUTOFF to preserve battery life
  • MOTION ACTIVATED for instant readiness when you need it
  • DELTAPOINT® PRO FOOTPRINT for versatile mounting on pistols, ARs, and shotguns
  • 5 or 8 MOA red dot options available
Constructed to withstand the unexpected drops and rigors of dynamic shooting, the Defender-XL™ (MSRP: $599.99/MAP: $399.99) promises durability and reliability when it matters most. Twelve brightness settings allow for precision aiming, effectively reducing eyestrain. Its design ensures smooth, uncomplicated operation, allowing you to focus on the competition without distraction.

By enhancing your ability to quickly engage targets with unmatched accuracy, the Defender-XL™ positions you to outperform the competition. It’s not just about participating; it’s about dominating every round and securing your path to victory.

Watch this FAQ video to understand how the Defender-XL™ compares to other red dots in the Defender lineup. See it in action as Jerry Miculek uses the Defender XL™ to show how he approaches a USPSA stage.

For a detailed list of technical specifications, frequently asked questions, and high-resolution images, check out the Vortex® New Product Portal.

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