Pimp your AUG with a Steyr Scope

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Steyr Arms is now importing the original AUG A3 scope. The scope has a magnification of 1.5x and an objective aperture of 14mm.

On their website Steyr state that it has a “Crosshair/crosshair” reticle. I think this is a typo. I doubt they would have changed it from the military circle / crosshair configuration. The circle is sized so that a man sized object fits inside it at at 300 meters. UPDATE: Steyr have confirmed that it is indeed a circle/crosshair reticle.

AUG A3 with scope mounted (rifle is the Austrian-made military version)

It is not cheap at $799, but is probably as tough as nails.

UPDATE: Steyr have told me that Swarovski Optik no longer make their scopes.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Ride Fast Ride Fast on Aug 09, 2009

    Does someone make an iron site you can mount on the rail on the scope? (Just kidding) That looks really odd.

  • Spiff Spiff on Aug 12, 2009

    A longer top mounted rail will be available as an accessory later this year, as well as other add-ons. Keep checking their web site, www.steyrarms.com.