Schmidt u. Bender GmbH & Co. KG Optische Geräte
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Schmidt & Bender is one of the world´s leading manufacturers of riflescopes and opto-electronic systems. The family-run company was founded in 1957 by Helmut Schmidt and Helmut Bender in Fellingshausen. With more than 90 employees Schmidt & Bender develops and produces products of the highest quality and reliability. The main focus is an optimal customer benefit in all fields of application Hunting, Competition and Defence. In addition to an extensive product portfolio for all operational distances, individual customer solutions and training courses are also part of the company's services. This is only one reason why numerous units of the police and military, as well as their special forces, are among the customers of Schmidt & Bender.
The product portfolio of Schmidt & Bender includes riflescopes for every operational distance. In the field of close combat applications, the 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC has recently won tenders both from the German Armed Forces with the "G28 Patrol Configuration" and in France with the "FPSA Program". For close and medium range, the 3-20x50 PM II Ultra Short has been successful in the DMR and sniper rifle sector with the “US Army CSASS Programme”, the US Air Force or the Canadian Armed Forces. The 5-20x50 PM II Ultra Short was able to convice not only the G210 tender of the special forces of the German Armed Forces, but also other NATO partners and anti-terrorist units. In the long-range sector, the 5-25x56 PM II has established itself with many other units, among other things by winning the USSCOCOM "PSR Program". Also, with the USSOCOM, the 3-27x56 PM II High Power was able to hold its own against its competitor products in the “Extreme Long Range Programme". The further development to the 5-45x56 PM II High Power is in use in the Dutch military, among others. The latest development, the 6-36x56 PM II High Performance, sets new standards and is already in demand worldwide.