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Aimpoint 2000 Red Dot Sight

Manufacturer Aimpoint AB
Year of Manufacture 1985 – 1989
Country of Manufacture USA
Users Army, Navy, Air force, Special Forces, USSOCOM, Navy SEALs, Delta Force
Color Black


This was the first Aimpoint red dot sight that could be mounted with rings, which enabled both right and left handed shooters to use the sight. This model also had automatic light adjustment. Aimpoint 2000 was used by Delta operators in Operation Just Cause (Invasion of Panama).

General data:
Working principle: Reflex collimator sight – red dot sight

Optical data:
Light source: LED (Light Emitting Diode) totally eye-safe
Parallax: Absence of parallax – No centering required
Eye relief: Unlimited
Night vision compatibility: No
Anti-reflex coating all surfaces & multi-layer coating objective lens: Yes
Magnification: No magnification (1X)

Electronic data:
Battery: Two Mercury RM 1 N or Lithium 1 DL 2/3 A (with long battery cap) or two mercury CP 675 or one Lithium CR 1/3 N or two Alkaline LR – 44 (with short battery cap)
Battery life in hours: 50-250 hours, depending on brightness setting.
Dot intensity adjustment: Automatic

Mechanical data:
Color housing: Black or Silver
Mounting methods: 2 Rings, ø 25,4mm (ø 1”)
Environmental data
Radioactive components used: None

Length: Short: 128mm, (5”) Long: 185mm, (7.25”)
Weight sight only: Short: 148g, (5.35oz) Long: 168g, (6oz)


Additional information


Aimpoint AB




1985 – 1989




Delta Force, Navy SEAL, US Air Force, US Army, US Army Special Forces, US Navy, USSOCOM