Leupold & Stevens, Inc., provider of the world’s most rugged, lightweight, and clear sport optics, is pleased to announce that the Leupold DeltaPoint Micro has been named “Optic of the Year” by Guns & Ammo magazine.

“The DeltaPoint Micro is a clever solution for those interested in using a red-dot sight on a pistol but may not want the increased profile or perhaps don’t have a slide cut to accept one,” wrote the Guns & Ammo editors. “For the millions who own standard-slide Glocks and Smith & Wesson M&Ps, the DeltaPoint Micro is your answer.”

Guns & Ammo annually recognizes the preeminent products in the shooting and outdoor industry. The winners for each of the publication’s categories emerged from a point system once three criteria were met: First, the product must have been new and available for purchase in 2021. Second, it must have demonstrated quality and reliability to a degree that met or exceeded its design objective. Lastly, the winner offered the greatest appeal to the largest audience. G&A’s staff awarded points after surveying in-store availability and confirming retail pricing to ensure the product exists and offers great value.

“No red dot sight is more compact, easy-to-use, or ruggedly reliable than the DeltaPoint Micro. It delivers on all counts, and is proudly designed, machined, and assembled in our Beaverton, Oregon factory,” said Bruce Pettet, President and Chief Executive Officer for Leupold & Stevens, Inc. “We’re honored that the editors of Guns & Ammo–one of the most well-respected magazines in the shooting industry–have named it their Optic of the Year.”

Featuring an incredibly compact and revolutionary new design that is easy to conceal, the DP-Micro mounts directly to the rear sight dovetail and sits at the same height as factory iron sights. The red dot aligns with the front sight, delivering rapid target acquisition and improved accuracy.

The DP-Micro features Leupold’s Professional-Grade Optical System, which provides unmatched light transmission, industry-leading glare reduction for a clear image in harsh, direct light, and the resolution and clarity that professional shooters demand in the field. Crystal-clear lenses eliminate distortion and color inconsistency. The red dot mounts quickly and easily to the factory rear sight dovetail for co-witnessing the front sight, eliminating the need for aftermarket rear iron sights.