FBI Selects Aimpoint’s Duty RDS And CompM4 For Their Red Dot Sights & Mount Program

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By Drew Bryant
December 29th, 2023, theloadoutblog.com

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In the ever-evolving landscape of firearm optics, Aimpoint has long been synonymous with durability, precision, and innovation. Renowned for producing red dot sights tailored for military, law enforcement, and civilian applications, Aimpoint has once again asserted its dominance with the introduction of the Duty RDS back in 2022. Positioned as the spiritual successor to the widely acclaimed Aimpoint PRO, the Duty RDS has recently garnered significant attention from the esteemed Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In a resounding testament to its quality and performance, Aimpoint secured a substantial five-year contract, potentially worth up to $7 million, for the Duty RDS. Furthermore, the FBI’s recognition extended to Aimpoint’s larger CompM4, clinching an additional $4 million contract. These new contracts are evident of Aimpoint’s commitment to excellence has not only withstood the test of time but has also earned the trust of premier law enforcement agencies.

Below is the press release from Aimpoint on being awarded the two FBI contracts for their optics.

Press Release


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Manassas, Virginia – Aimpoint, the leading manufacturer and innovator of red dot sighting technology, has been chosen by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to supply Aimpoint® Duty RDS and Aimpoint® CompM4s optics for their Red Dot Sights and Mounts Program.

Following extensive testing of a broad selection of competitive optics, Aimpoint was awarded a five-year contract with a maximum award amount of $7 million for the compact Duty RDS™ sight, and an additional $4 million award for the larger format CompM4s sight. Deliveries of both sights to the FBI began at the end of 2023.

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 Designed to meet the demands facing today’s law enforcement officers, the Aimpoint Duty RDS is a high-performance reflex optic in a compact package.  The all-new design offers a pressure-forged aluminum alloy housing, flush mounted windage and elevation adjustments with tactile clicks, and digital intensity adjustments for ease of operation under any conditions or while wearing gloves.  The Duty RDS features a one-piece torsion nut mount that attaches to all MIL-STD-1913 picatinny rails and provides an absolute co-witness sight picture with standard height iron sights. The Duty RDS provides 30,000 hours (3 years) of constant-on use using a single CR2032 battery powering a 2 MOA red dot and has 10 operating brightness settings.Compatible with all generations of night vision devices, this sight is also submersible up to 80 feet (25 meters).

The Aimpoint CompM4s is currently used and trusted by top-tier professional end users globally and has been type classified as the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force M68CCO (Close Combat Optic) for over two decades. Offering a 2 MOA red dot, the CompM4s is powered by a single AA battery for over 80,000 hours (8 years) of continuous use and over 500,000 hours in the night vision settings.

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