Leupold is a family owned optics company that has been producing world class products for over 100 years. They pioneered the use of filling riflescopes with nitrogen to provide waterproofing capability. Leupold Optics also was the first company to produce Duplex reticles, compact riflescopes, turret-mounted focusing and other innovative features. Leupold products are made in the US, by a group of over 600 highly skilled and dedicated workers. The average tenure of Leupold employees is 11 years. Leupold puts their products through the most rigorous durability testing in the industry before releasing them to the public. Leupold optics' combination of tough reliability, precision and value make them one of our very best selling brands. If you are a fan of products from Leupold, you may also want to check out products available from Nikon Sport Optics and Zeiss.