The Mil-Dot Explained

The Mil-Dot Explained

Mil-Dot Hits the Target Every Time

Meta: When it comes to understanding rifle scopes, so many people are confused about the “Mil-Dot.” In simple terms, this article spells out why the mil-dot is essential for sighting accuracy.

Whether at the target range or in the deer stand, accuracy is the shooter’s most important concern. Just as technology as brought precision to so many other aspects of daily life, so firearms and sighting rifles, in particular, has been elevated to the highest levels of accuracy and safety in part through the use of mil-dot reticles in scopes.

Make sure you are not to be deterred by an unfamiliar term that describes an idea that has been around as long as there have been targets and hunters. This is a simple guide to explain what the mil-dot is and to give some examples of how it serves marksmen in today’s rifle sighting products.