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Export Policy and Export Restrictions Information

Rifle scopes, gun sights, rangefinders and night vision products, and technologies are subject to one or more of the U.S. export control laws and regulations enforced by the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, or the U.S. Department of the Treasury. It is unlawful and strictly prohibited to engage in conduct requiring a license or other approval from the proper U.S. Department without such license or approval. Such conduct includes, but is not limited to, the export, or attempt to export or otherwise transfer or sell any commodity, product or technical data, or furnishing any service to any foreign party, whether abroad or in the United States. Diversion to a U.S. intermediary to circumvent export restrictions is also illegal. Violation of U.S. export regulations may result in civil and criminal fines and penalties to include imprisonment. Currently Sport Optics, LLC does not offer restricted items for sale to customers outside the United States.

Many products we sell may require an export license, including:

  • Generation 2, 3, or 4 Night Vision Products
  • Thermal Imaging Sights and Devices
  • Optical Sighting Equipment (Rifle Scopes and Sights), Accessories and Mounting Hardware
  • Tactical Gear and Weapon Accessories

 International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

The Department of State is responsible for the export and temporary import of defense articles and services governed by 22 U.S.C. 2778 of the Arms Export Control Act ("AECA”) and Executive Order 13637. The International Traffic in Arms Regulations("ITAR," 22 CFR 120-130) implements the AECA. Learn more here: https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations_laws/itar.html

Some of the item(s) on this website are subject to the aforementioned ITAR regulations and export is strictly prohibited without authorization or a license issued by the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any ITAR restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not require Sport Optics, LLC to export such items, unless Sport Optics, LLC is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items after receipt from Sport Optics, LLC without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization; (iii) the Customer does not intend to export, transfer, sell, or furnish the item to any foreign person, whether abroad or in the U.S., including any Foreign Embassy in the U.S., without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization; (iv) the Customer understands that a foreign person under the ITAR § 120.16 means "any natural person who is not a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20) or who is not a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3)," and can mean "any foreign corporation, business association, trust, society, or any other entity or group that is not incorporated or organized to do business in the U.S., as well as international organizations, foreign governments, and any agency or subdivisions of government (e.g. diplomatic missions)" (See ITAR § 120.16); (v) the Customer is a U.S. Person as defined by ITAR § 120.15, meaning the Customer is a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(20), or is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or is a "corporation, business association, partnership, society, trust, or any other entity, organization or group that is incorporated to do business in the U.S., or is a governmental (federal, state, or local) entity" (See ITAR § 120.15). 

Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

The U.S. Department of Commerce administers the Export Administration Regulations (15 CFR §§730-774), or “EAR,” which regulate the export of “dual-use” items. These items include goods and related technology, including technical data and technical assistance, which are designed for commercial purposes, but which could have military applications, such as computers, aircraft, and pathogens. Learn more here: https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/regulations/export-administration-regulations-ear

Some of the item(s) on this website are subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and export may be restricted by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security. By proceeding with a transaction to purchase any restricted item(s), the Customer certifies that (i) the purchase does not require Sport Optics, LLC to export such items, unless Sport Optics, LLC is aware of the export and has obtained the appropriate U.S. Government authorization; (ii) the Customer does not intend to export such items after receipt from Sport Optics, LLC without the appropriate U.S. Government export authorization.