hunter looking through binoculars

The 12 Best Binoculars Reviewed & Tested ( 2019 Hands-on Buying Guide )

Getting the right pair of binoculars is confusing since they come in different styles and sizes. Not all of them are the same, that's for...
ATN NVB5X-2

Review: ATN NVB5X-2 Night Vision Binoculars

Outdoor Empire pick as best NV binocular for the money. Unlike normal binoculars, NV binocs can’t have something crazy like a 20 power magnification. Instead, you...
view through a night vision device

Night Vision Device Guide

Night vision technology changed the face of warfare. It was first implemented in World War II in limited numbers. It was refined in Korea and...
night vision device assembled

6 Night Vision Safety Essentials to Follow! + Cleaning/Care Guide

Night vision devices are fascinating. The technology behind them is incredible. Their evolution from systems so large you need a backpack to tote them, to...
Steiner T1042r

Review: Steiner T1042r Tactical Binoculars

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best tactical binoculars. Throughout the time I spent in the Marine Corps, I learned to appreciate what solid optics can...
Armasight Spark Core

Review: Armasight Spark CORE

Outdoor Empire pick for best NV monocular for the money. The Armasight Spark CORE is aiming to bring night vision to the masses. Most high-quality night...
soldier with Armasight Nyx7 Gen 2+

The 7 Best Infrared NV Goggles of 2019 Reviewed: The Definitive Guide

We’ve all seen it, the steady green glow of night vision in film and video games. The hero looking like some form of robotic...
night vision vs thermal

Night Vision Versus Thermal Imaging – Full Comparison!

When it comes to choosing an electronic optic, you have a lot of decisions to make. For nighttime use, you will be looking at both night...
vortex-viper-hd-binoculars

Review: Vortex Viper HD Binoculars

  Outdoor Empire pick for the best hunting binoculars. Many are familiar with the company Vortex due to their high-quality red dot optics. However, that is...
Hunter with night vision binocular

Night Vision: Can I Legally Hunt With It?

Is Night Vision Legal? Generally, this is an easy question to answer. Night vision and thermal devices are legal to own in the United...