SHOT SHOW 2023German Exhibitors Schmidt u. Bender GmbH & Co. KG Optische Geräte

Schmidt u. Bender GmbH & Co. KG Optische Geräte

Booth number: 11248

About us

Schmidt & Bender GmbH & Co. KG 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 160 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.


Schmidt u. Bender GmbH & Co. KG Optische Geräte
Am Grossacker 42
35444 Biebertal

Phone:  +49 6409 8115-0
Schmidt & Bender Inc.
204 McGhee Rd
22603 Winchester

Phone:  +1 540 450 8132

Contact person:

Thomas Pehlke
Head of Marketing Hunting
Phone: +49 6409 8115-45

Products & Services

The Schmidt & Bender product portfolio includes rifle scopes for every operational distance. In the close combat application, the 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC has recently won tenders both from the German Armed Forces with the "G28P" and in France with the "FPSA Programme". For close and medium range, the 3-20x50 PMII Ultra Short has been successful in the DMR and sniper rifle sector with the "US Army CSASS Programme", the USAF or the Canadian Armed Forces. The 5-20x50 PM II Ultra Short was able to win e.g. the G210 tender of the special forces of the German Armed Forces. In the long-range sector, the 5-25x56 PM II has established by winning the USSOCOM "PSR Programme". Also, with the USSOCOM is the 3-27x56 PM II High Power as winner of the "Extreme Long-Range Programme” and tha further development the 5-45x56 PM II High Power is in use in the Dutch military. Even the latest development, the 6-36x56 PM II High Performance, sets new standards and is already in demand worldwide.

Riflescope 3-18x42 - NEW

The 3-18x42 is the newest development from Schmidt & Bender. This compact, powerful and versatile hunting riflescope combines all relevant features and makes it a true all-rounder. The aluminium tube saves weight and yet is rugged for combining it with night vision devices. Due to the patented optical design it combines a superb image quality with a great field-of-view along with extremely high light transmission.
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3-18x42 with the newly designed BDC II-B elevation turret.

3-18x42 with the illumination control which is integrated into the parallax adjustment

Riflescope 6-36x56 PM II High Performance - NEW

The new S&B 6-36x56 PM II High Performance offers the best solution for medium to extreme long-range shooting. We designed this 6x zoom riflescope according to MIL-STD-810G for handling the harshest environments. Outstanding image quality with a wide field-of-view provides superior detail recognition. Reduced weight and size makes it very compact while the new LPI illumination also enables left handed use. The efficient 6-36x magnification range is combined with a 39.5 MRAD elevation turret.
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The S&B 6-36x56 PM II High Performance - The best solution for medium to extreme long-range shooting

The 6-36x56 PM II High Performance with the innovative "LPI"-feature.

Riflescope 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC

This is a most technically advanced riflescope, since the 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC com-bines – in an 8x zoom ratio system – a distinct illuminated red dot in Second Focal Plane with a First Focal Plane tactical reticle. This being said, it can be used as a red dot sight for quick engagement of close targets while the MilDot base reticle can be used for accurate ranging and compensation for hold-offs and hold-under/over.
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The 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC with generous eye box/exit pupil.

The 1-8x24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC with combined features for close combat and medium range.

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