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Carl Zeiss Sports Optics to Distribute Hensoldt Line in the United States

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics to Distribute Hensoldt Line in the United States

CHESTER, VA – Carl Zeiss Sports Optics announced that it is taking over distribution of the Hensoldt line of optics in the United States effective May 1, 2011. The Hensoldt line of riflescopes and other state-of-the-art optical instruments for military, law enforcement and civilian applications is produced by the Carl Zeiss Optronics division and had been distributed in the U.S. by HDC, LLC since 2008. Nathan Hunt, president of HDC, has joined the Carl Zeiss Optronics division in the U.S….

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Petersen’s Hunting Magazine Names ZEISS DiaScope Editor’s Choice

Petersen’s Hunting Magazine Names ZEISS DiaScope Editor’s Choice

CHESTER, VIRGINIA – The new Victory DiaScope 85mm spotting scope from Carl Zeiss has been named Editor’s Choice by the staff of Petersen’s Hunting. The 2010 Spotting Scope Review, featured in the magazine’s September issue, compared spotting scopes from numerous manufacturers and the new ZEISS DiaScope, with its revolutionary Dual Speed Focus (DSF) system, beat out the competition as the top pick. Here’s what they had to say: “The DiaScope features fluoride glass and a protective LotuTec lens coating to…

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Zeiss Sports Optics Awarded Pair of 2010 Outdoor Life Editor’s Choice Awards

Zeiss Sports Optics Awarded Pair of 2010 Outdoor Life Editor’s Choice Awards

CHESTER, VA- The new ZEISS Victory DiaScope 85mm Spotting Scope and Victory 10×25 Compact Binocular both beat out the competition in their categories to win this year’s Outdoor Life Editor’s Choice award. The newly redesigned DiaScope won the top prize in the Spotting Scope category and the editors praised its “optically superior glass in a surprisingly lightweight chassis” among other outstanding features. The ZEISS DiaScope won the low-light test, had a top resolution score and “the two-speed focus and wide-angle…

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Carl Zeiss Sports Optics Announces Winner of the ZEISS Experience Contest

Carl Zeiss Sports Optics Announces Winner of the ZEISS Experience Contest

CHESTER, VIRGINIA – Carl Zeiss Sports Optics has selected George McCoy of New Mexico as the winner of the ZEISS Experience Contest, earning McCoy a trip to hunt trophy black bear with Zeiss in Manitoba, Canada this spring. After reviewing numerous submissions by loyal ZEISS customers describing how or why ZEISS optics have made a difference in their hunting success afield, McCoy was chosen for his succinct and compelling essay detailing many examples of the positive difference ZEISS has made…

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