“It’s truly an honor to be selected as the official optic for the Squad Designated Marksman Rifle, and it is very humbling to once again earn the trust of the US Army through this selection,” said Ron Cohen, President and CEO, SIG Sauer, Inc.
“SIG Sauer is committed to providing the highest quality equipment for the military that surpasses expectations in durability, accuracy, and performance, so they have tools they can rely on for every mission requirement in the defense of freedom.”
SIG Sauer TANGO6 1-6x24 riflescope: features of the civilian version
The ruggedized SDMR TANGO6 1-6x24 riflescope features a Flat Dark Earth (FDE) anodized aircraft grade aluminum main tube, 762 Extended Range Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) illuminated front focal plane reticle, an ultra-bright red horseshoe dot for fast daylight target acquisition, locking illumination dial, Power Selector Ring (PSR) Throw Lever, and a laser-marked scope level indicator for mount installation.
The TANGO6 1-6X24 SDMR-optic is a variant of SIG Sauer Electro-Optics commercially available TANGO6. “SIG Sauer Electro-Optics fuses superior optical designs, advanced electronic technologies, and ruggedized mechanical systems tested to MIL-STD-810G at our R&D and assembly facility in Oregon, USA,” added Andy York, President SIG Sauer Electro-Optics.
“We are firmly committed to supporting the US ARMY with this mission-specific riflescope that bridges the gap between close-quarters battle and mid-range tactical engagements.”
The Directed Requirement (minimum manufacturing requirement) for the selected SIG Sauer TANGO6 1-6x24-optic is 6,069 units. Funding for the acquisition is set for FY2019.
For more information, please visit the SIG Sauer USA website.