FEBRUARY 15, 2024

Vortex Introduces the Defender-ST Micro Red Dot

Struggling to find a red dot that works great on all your guns? Vortex® hears you. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the new Defender-ST™. It's the new all-purpose micro red dot designed for everything–from your handgun to your shotgun, paired up with a carbine, or piggybacked on your AR’s LPVO.

Whether running drills at the range or meeting the demands of duty use, the Defender-ST™ is ready when and wherever you are. Rugged and reliable? It’s a given. Large sight window? Absolutely. Motion-activation and a dot with adjustable brightness deliver superior target acquisition, adaptability in all lighting conditions, and faster follow-up shots. Other design benefits include:

  • 7075 ALUMINUM SIGHT HOUSING for added strength and corrosion resistance
  • LARGE ASPHERICAL LENS for distortion-free sight picture and truer colors
  • ADVANCED SHOCKSHIELD POLYMER INSERT to protect against hard, daily abuse
  • FAST-RACK TEXTURED FRONT FACE that adds grip for racking slide
  • ADJUSTABLE BRIGHTNESS for customizable illumination settings
  • 10-MINUTE AUTO-SHUTOFF to preserve battery life
  • MOTION ACTIVATED for instant readiness when you need it
  • DELTAPOINT® PRO FOOTPRINT for versatile mounting on pistols, ARs, and shotguns
  • 3 or 6 MOA red dot reticles available

Experience what shooters mean when they discuss the ideal, all-round red dot. With the Defender-ST™ (MSRP:

$469.99/MAP: $329.99), you're not just range-ready, but armored for the toughness and adaptability your world demands.

Want a closer look? Watch this product overview video for a deeper dive into the rugged, versatile Defender-ST™ designed for handguns, ARs, and shotguns.

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