Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, is pleased to announce they have been awarded Field & Stream’s “Best Of The Best” Award for the new CONQUEST DL 3-12×50 Illuminated riflescope.

“This is truly incredible,” stated Mike Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics USA.  “Earning an optics award in this highly competitive industry is a major accomplishment.  Winning them consistently is further proof that ZEISS is the undisputed world leader in sports optics.  The Field & Stream optics test is one of the most respected in the industry and we are very honored and humbled by this tremendous achievement.”

The winning products of the Field & Stream test are ultimately selected based on significance of the innovation, the quality of the design, and the value they bring to outdoorsmen.  Selection criteria vary, depending upon the category, but all of the winning products share one characteristic:  excellence in their field.

Field & Stream’s optics tests were conducted by writer, optics guru and author of “The Snow Leopard’s Tale,” Tom McIntyre.  “The CONQUEST DL combines the innovation and the reliability in the field that has come to be expected from Zeiss,” said McIntyre.

“Our staff spent the better part of the past year finding and testing the gear that will make readers’ time in the woods more productive and more fun,” says Slaton White, Deputy Editor of Field & Stream.  “The winning products not only withstood our tough testing, but they stood head and shoulders above the rest displaying absolute excellence in their field.  The “Best Of The Best” is the highest honor Field & Steam bestows on gear, and the winning products are the best of the year; worth your time, worth your money.”

About CONQUEST DL Riflescopes:

The DL line features three models: 1.2-5×35, 2-8×42 and 3-12×50.  All are available with illuminated reticle #60, offering hunters a perfect riflescope for almost any situation.  Made in Germany, the new CONQUEST DL delivers the same uncompromising standard of quality as their DURALYT predecessors, but with improved performance.  The new ZEISS design combines outstanding ergonomics and precision mechanics.  The fine illuminated red dot provides minimum target coverage and is designed for hunting by day or in extreme low light.

  • CONQUEST DL 1.2-5×36:  This lightweight model provides a wide field of view and up to 5x magnification enabling fast target acquisition for any situation.
  • CONQUEST DL 2-8×42:  Slim, compact and versatile, its 2-8x magnification is the perfect choice for stalking game in rugged terrain.
  • CONQUEST DL 3-12×50:  This slim, lightweight and powerful model is ideal for still hunting or stalking game.  It is also an excellent choice for intermediate and long range-shots, as well as hunting in low-light situations.

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Joel Harris
Carl Zeiss Sports Optics
Phone: (804) 425-8466

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