Vortex scopes are considered the industry standard due to their incredible durability and quality. But where are Vortex scopes actually made?
In this article we will go explore the different locations where Vortex scopes are made and assembled.
Where are Vortex scopes made?
This honestly depends on the type of Vortex scope. Vortex has teams in China, the Philippines, Japan, and the United States.
Let's dive in to see where certain Vortex scopes come from, and what makes them unique.
Vortex Scopes manufactured in China
Vortex Copperhead Scopes
The Vortex Copperhead is a great option if you're looking for a quality scope without spending a fortune. This scope is manufactured in China and offers many features that are attractive to hunters and shooters alike.
Some of the features of the Copperhead include a one-piece tube construction, aircraft-grade aluminum body, and fully multi-coated lenses. These features help to ensure that you get the clearest image possible when looking through your scope.
Additionally, the Copperhead is also waterproof and fog-proof, meaning that you can use it in all types of weather conditions. You can purchase this scope for an affordable price of $206.
Vortex Crossfire and Crossfire II scopes
The Vortex Crossfire and Crossfire II scopes are two of the most popular options on the market. These scopes are manufactured in China and offer a variety of features that are attractive to hunters and shooters.
Some of the features of the Crossfire and Crossfire II include a one-piece tube construction, aircraft-grade aluminum body, and fully multi-coated lenses. These features help to ensure that you get the clearest image possible when looking through your scope.
Additionally, the Crossfire and Crossfire II are also waterproof and fog-proof, meaning that you can use them in all types of weather conditions. You can purchase these scopes for an affordable price of $129.99-$299.99
Vortex Strike Eagle Scopes
The Strike Eagle scopes are a great choice for tactical looks and performance. The scope is made with a first focal plane reticle that allows for accurate distance measurements at all magnifications.
Additionally, the Strike Eagle features a fast-focus eyepiece and a fully multi-coated lens system that provides superior light transmission. With an illuminated reticle, this scope is perfect for use in low-light situations.
You can find these scopes on the market ranging from $399-$899.
Vortex Diamondback scopes
The Vortex Diamondback is a line of rifle scopes that are known for their quality and durability.
Each Vortex Diamondback scope is built to last, with features that include:
- Aircraft-grade aluminum construction for maximum strength and durability
- O-ring seals for waterproof and fog-proof performance
- Ultra-hard anodized finish for a lifetime of protection
- The highest quality lenses available for exceptional brightness and clarity
- Threaded objective lens for convenient accessories
- 2x or 4x magnification for accurate target identification at the ranges you shoot most often
Additionally, you can find these scopes on the market ranging from $239-$339.
Vortex Diamondback Tactical scopes
For people seeking accuracy, the diamond back tactical scopes are ideal. Exposed tactical turrets with dialing elevation and windage adjustments allow for fast and accurate bullet drop and wind drift compensation at long distances.
When we use the term "precise," we mean it quite literally.
The Diamondback Tactical scopes also feature a long eye relief and a fast-focus eyepiece, making them easy to use. They also have a multi-coated lens system that provides superior clarity and brightness.
You can find these scopes ranging from $349-399
Vortex Scopes manufactured in Japan
Vortex Golden Eagle HD scope
The Golden Eagle HD is a Bench-Rest competition scope with a variety of features that are tailored to F Class and Bench Rest shooting. The 15-60x magnification range, ultra-precise 1/8 MOA adjustments, and extremely fine, second focal plane reticle choices aid in the optimization of precision on recognized distance long-range targets.
The Golden Eagle is equipped with a top-tier optical system that produces a clear target image down range and the ability to detect mirage and other wind indicators accurately. The Golden Eagle also boasts an incredibly light 29.5 ounces, allowing gamers to stay within strict competition weight limitations.
This scope is currently priced at $1,499
Vortex Razor HD LH
The Vortex Razor HD LH is a rifle scope that is designed for the long-range hunter. It features an HD lens system and a first focal plane reticle.
The reticle is etched into the glass, which allows for accurate measurements at all magnifications. The scope also features a lockable turret and a fast-focus eyepiece.
You can find these scopes ranging from $999-1499
Vortex Razor HD
The Razor HD is ready to meet the demands of even the most demanding long-range hunters, with features, construction quality, and optical performance to extend your maximum potential.
An impressive optical system offers the crisp image quality necessary to pick apart the landscape for targets at extended range, while the 35mm, one-piece tube allows for 125 MOA (36 MRAD) of adjustment to dial them in precisely.
No scope in the Vortex line has this much travel, and thanks to the integrated, mechanical RZR zero stop, you can dial all day knowing you’ll always have an accurate, repeatable and solid return to zero between stages or at the end of any range session.
You can find this scope on the market for $1599
Vortex Razor HD Gen II
The Razor™ HD Gen II Rifle Scope features a 34mm main tube that provides an incredible maximum elevation adjustment of 71 MOA or 28.5 MRAD. An External rotation indicator gives quick visual and tactile reference of the elevation turret's rotational position.
A hash marked, first focal plane reticle, and L-Tec turrets enable shooters to compensate for bullet drop and wind drift at long-range with an extremely wide range of adjustment.
The Vortex Razor HD Gen II Rifle Scope is O-ring sealed, and argon gas-purged for 100 percent waterproof/fog proof dependability. You can find this scope ranging from $1,699.99 - $2,799.99.
Vortex Razor HD Gen II E
The "E" (Enhanced) version, which is about 1/4 pound lighter than the original Razor HD Gen II 1-6x24, promotes faster transitions between targets and less arm tiredness over long days on the range.
For short to medium-range tactical applications, the Gen II-E 1-6 is a top-tier opticalOptically, it delivers the highest level of clarity, resolution, color accuracy, light transmission and edge-to-edge sharpness.
You can find this scope priced at $1,399.99
Vortex Scopes manufactured in the Philippines
Vortex Viper scopes
Effortlessly shrugging off recoil, moisture and darkness, the Viper's status as a premium riflescope won't be as easy to shake.
Discover a riflescope with outstanding performance characteristics like premium, fully multi-coated optics, heavy-duty Precision Force springs, and glass smooth Precision Glide Erector System — all at a price that should have drawn its fair share more hundreds from your wallet than it did.
You can find this scope ranging from $699-899
Vortex Viper HS Scopes
Vortex Viper HS rifle scopes have a number of features that will be well received by hunters and shooters.
The innovative optical system, which includes a 4x zoom range, gives the user magnification flexibility. A generous eye box with extended eye relief helps shooters to hit the target swiftly and simply.
You can find this scope ranging from $509-639
Vortex Viper HS LR
The Viper HSLR rifle scopes have a sophisticated optical system that is further enhanced with a 4x zoom range for versatility. A forgiving eye box with extra eye relief allows shooters to get on target fast and easily.
Optimized windage and elevation travel on an ultra-durable 30mm one-piece machined aluminum tube for quicker targeting. You can find this scope ranging from $899-1249
Vortex Viper HST
The Viper HST is a fantastic all-around rifle scope. The Viper HST riflescope is constructed on an ultra-strong 30mm, one-piece aluminum tube with ample windage and elevation travel and optimal adjustment. It has many of the finest characteristics from Vortex's incredibly popular Viper PST and Viper HS rifle scopes.
You can find this beauty priced at $849
Vortex Viper PST Gen 2 scopes
The Viper PST Gen II combines all of the features of top-tier, high-end tactical optics with exceptional performance at a fraction of the price. The 5x optical system delivers bright and sharp images throughout the zoom range, with a broad field of view for faster target identification.
The turrets are adjusted for dialing long-range shots by their exposed nature, which offers a broad range of adjustment. They're available in MOA or MRAD, and they always match the reticle.
You can find the Vortex Viper PST Gen II ranging from $899-$1,299
Vortex Scopes manufactured in the US
Vortex Razor HD AMG
With the most high-end optical system in the Vortex series, the Razor HD AMG is capable of handling any activity from long-range competition and the most demanding tactical uses to open-landscape hunts - all with pinpoint accuracy.
The Razor HD AMG has some of the most impressive features in its category, with a long list of improvements over previous models. It's packed solid with long-range enhancements like locking turrets, an integrated L-Tec zero stop, and an integrated locking illumination dial, all at a weight of only 28.8 ounces.
This amazing scope ranges from $2,499.00-$3,699.99
Vortex manufactures guarantee
When it comes to warranty and customer satisfaction, Vortex is unmatched!
Vortex has a VIP warranty, which stands for a "Very Important Promise to you". They will repair or replace your Vortex® product in the event it becomes damaged or defective—at no charge to you.
If they cannot repair your product, they will replace it with a product in perfect working order of equal or better physical condition.
You see, it doesn't matter how it happened, whose fault it was or where you purchased it. If you ever have a problem, no matter the cause, they promise to take care of you.
You can count on the VIP Warranty for all Vortex Optics riflescopes, prism scopes, red dots, rangefinders, binoculars, spotting scopes, tripods and monoculars. This is an unlimited lifetime warranty, fully transferable, and no receipt needed!
Overall, Vortex Scopes are made in a variety of locations, depending on the scope. Whether it's the Vortex Copperhead made in China, or the Vortex Razor HD AMG in the USA, all Vortex scopes come with a VIP warranty that guarantees repair or replacement for any damage or defect!