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Recently, U.S. Optics released the new Foundation Series of rifle scopes. The new scopes establish a new standard of reliability, durability, and performance according to U.S. Optics.

The Foundation series of scopes are machined from aircraft grade aluminum,  comes with low profile elevation knob, capped US#1 windage knob, and adjustable parallax and illumination knob. 

The Foundation series comes in 4 different variants: FDN FX10 10x42mm, FDN 10X 1.8-10x42mm, FDN 17X 3.2-17x50mm, and FDN 25x 5-25x52mm. 

U.S. Optics press release and features on the Foundation Series of rifle scopes. 

December, 2019 – Connelly Springs, NC. – U.S. Optics™ is pleased to announce the release of its new flagship variable-power riflescope line, the Foundation Series™.

The Foundation Series™ is domestically manufactured and establishes a new standard for reliability, durability, and performance for which US Optics™ is renown, and will replace the current line of B-series optics. All Foundation Series™ models will be available in Q1 2020 through U.S. Optics’ national distributor and dealer network, and direct from the U.S. Optics™ website. All open B-Series sales orders are eligible for a free upgrade to the equivalent Foundation Series™ model.

We’re incredibly excited to release a new optics series that defines the core of US Optics’ mission, our Foundation: smart & intuitive design, unparalleled quality & durability, and commitment to domestic manufacturing,” says U.S. Optics™ President, Pat Harrigan. “As we continue to build upon the legacy and drive the future of US Optics™, we will do so upon a Foundation that sets a standard our Company and our Customers will be proud of.”

The Foundation Series™ incorporates and improves upon core components that U.S. Optics™ has developed, proven, and popularized in over 29 years of optics industry leadership.

The Foundation Series™ is machined from aircraft grade 6061-T6 aluminum, and features a low profile ER3K elevation knob with a Zero Stop, capped US#1 windage knob, adjustable integrated parallax and illumination knob, rapid adjustable 180° magnification throw, and customizable options to easily meet the needs of every end-user. 


• Durable, Dependable, and Ergonomic ER3K Elevation Knob with Zero Stop

•​ Double Stacked 1/10 MIL or ¼ IPHY marks for use across first and second revolutions

•​ Redesigned Capped US#1 Windage Knob

•​ 34mm tube across the entire Foundation Series™ line

•​ Compact turret section for compatibility with commonly used mounts

•​ Integrated Parallax and Push Button Illumination Control

•​ Type III Black Hard Anodized Finished or Customizable Cerakote™ Finish

•​ Waterproof and Shockproof

•​ 180° Magnification Throw

The Foundation series of U.S. Optics comes with a premium price point.  The Foundation series models and prices are as follows: The FDN FX10 retails at $1999, FDN 10x retails at $2499, FDN FX17 retails at $2899, and FDN 25x retails at $3499.

For more information on the Foundation Series visit U.S. Optics for more. 

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