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SIG AIR Reflex Sight: Airsoft Hits the 21st Century and Trainers Rejoice

SIG SAUER has introduced a new SIG AIR Reflex Sight perfect for training shooters new to red dots. They make fast and accurate target acquisition easy. With an MSRP of $59.99, it makes quality training affordable.

I got to shoot this sight on the ProForce M18 airsoft pistol at SIG’s SHOT show range day. It is simple but highly functional. in the bright daylight of Las Vegas the dot was clear and precisely accurate. For new red dot shooters, high repetition training the draw and presentation is crucial. Airsoft can reduce the cost to pennies a round and bring the training range into garages and basements with absolute safety.

Designed to fit the SIG AIR M17 pellet pistol and ProForce M17 and M18 airsoft pistols, this low profile 1x23mm reflex sight features a wide field of view and 3 MOA red dot.  The manual brightness control, located on the front of the sight, has six illumination intensity settings making it easy to see the red dot in all lighting conditions.  The sight features easy to use windage and elevation adjustments, and the lightweight aluminum housing and shock-proof design ensure durability. 

“We have seen strong demand for reflex sights on our SIG AIR pistols,” said Matt Handy, Director, SIG AIR.  “With an increasing number of law enforcement and recreational shooters now using red dot sights, our new SIG AIR Reflex Sight delivers rapid target acquisition for those training with our SIG M17 pellet and airsoft pistols.  The sight is also designed to fit future SIG AIR pistols.”

The SIG AIR Reflex Sight comes with a 1CR20 32 battery and two optic mount plates – one for airguns and one for airsoft.

SIG AIR Reflex Sight Specifications:

Magnification:              1x23mm

Height:                      .98 in / 25mm (without picatinny mount)

Width:                       1.53 in / 39mm

Length:                     1.88 in / 48mm

Weight:                        1.41 oz / 40g

Overall Elevation Adjustment Range:    40 MOA

Overall Windage Adjustment Range:     40 MOA

Battery:                        1CR20 32

Battery Life:                 100 hours under max brightness 

2000 hours under min brightness

Rainproof

MSRP: $59.99

The ProForce M17 is available for purchase at the sigsauer.com/store.

For more information on SIG SAUER airguns, visit sigsauer.com/airguns.

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About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 150 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision.   Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens.  Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy.  Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER has almost2,000 employees across eight locations in the U.S. and around the world.  For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.

Photo courtesy of SIG SAUER.

About the Author /

Mark Miller is a former Customs Agent and a Green Beret who served in Afghanistan and a number of other live fire locations. A student of firearms and shooting, he is an FFL and a SOT. The guiding philosophy of his life is that terrain and situation dictate tactics and the enemy always gets a vote on any plan.

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