November 29, 2022

New Sidewinder Scopes Add to Lineup That Includes
Frontier, Vantage and Airmax Models

Hawke® Optics, a world leader in high performance sporting optics that deliver in the field at an amazing value to consumers, expands to an already impressive lineup of First Focal Plane (FFP) optics for firearms and air rifles. The new Sidewinder FFP models ensure that shooters can find a precision FFP optic to fit every style, condition and budget.

The Sidewinder line is made up of four FFP models, the 4-16×50 SF and the 6-24×56 SF, each available with the FFP MOA reticle, or the FFP Half Mil Reticle. The FFP MOA reticle is specifically designed for first focal plane optic with MOA spacing with slightly closer aiming points than the FFP Half Mil reticle. The FFP MOA models are fitted with Hawke’s 1/4 MOA exposed and locking turrets with witness window, and the FFP Half Mil models are fitted with 1/10 MRAD turret clicks. This gives shooters options in optics and turret graduations to fit their personal preferences. These scopes have a 30mm main tube and are loaded with the amazing new H5 optics that has shooters amazed at the clarity and accuracy of this value-packed scope. H5 brings an ultra-wide 24-degree field of view. The low-dispersion Crown glass has 18-layer multi-coated optics for superb light transmission and clarity. Each Sidewinder has a full four-inches of eye relief, making them perfect for long-range work.

The Sidewinder FFP line fits in nicely with the premium Frontier 30 FFP line. The Frontier scopes have System H7 high-grade, low-dispersion Crown glass with 21-layer, fully multi-coated lenses. The three models include the 3-15×50 FFP, the 4-20×50 FFP and the 5-25×56 FFP scopes. Each Frontier FFP model uses the Hawke FFP Mil Pro (15X, 20X and 25X) reticle specifically calibrated to each scope. These scopes have the Hawke 30mm main tube and Hawke’s patented Exposed Zero Lock ‘N’ Stop Elevation Turret system.

Hawke Sports optics, 2020 photo shoot USA, Tony Bynum Photography

The Sidewinder scopes also join the Vantage 30 WA FFP scope line. The 4-16×50 Vantage 30 WA FFP and 6-24×50 Vantage 30 WA FFP scopes have an FFP Half Mil Dot reticle. These value-packed scopes have System H2 optics and are built on a 30mm mono-tube frames with 1»10 MRAD exposed and locking turrets and side focus with infinite parallax adjustment. Each has 11 layer fully multi-coated optics for excellent clarity and are nitrogen purged to be water, shock and fog proof. They feature glass-etched reticles with adjustable red and green illumination with a rheostat on the saddle letting you select five levels of brightness.

Air rifle shooters can enjoy the advantages of an FFP scope with the Airmax 30 FFP scopes. These scopes open the range of the air rifle with the FFP AMX IR reticle specifically designed for air rifles and FFP optics. The reticle is based on a mil-dot reticle and offers multiple aim points, allowing shooters to stretch their limits.

Hawke’s FFP scope lineup is the most well-rounded series in the industry. They bring the advantages of long-range shooting optics to every budget, without sacrificing quality. All of Hawke’s FFP scopes are backed by the Hawke No-Fault Lifetime Warranty. It breaks – they fix it. Period. You simply cannot beat that.

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