Kestrel – Official Website
Delivering a shot at 500 yards accurately is tough, almost impossible without a lot of practice if you’re
battling a full value wind and your rifle is chambered in .223 Rem. Even if you move up to .308 Win.
and need to deliver a precise shot, you need to understand what you’re up against and there’s no
better instrument for doing so than a Kestrel. At first they were considered something of a precision
instrument best left in the hands of competitive shooters as they fought gale-force gusts at Camp Perry,
but today they’ve found their way into the War on Terror. Take a glimpse at the company’s Ballistics
Weather Tracker with Horus Software and you’ll understand why. First it weighs only four ounces.
Second it not only collects critical data, but because it includes the Horus Software, there’s no longer
any need for a shooter to read the data, then input it into a separate PDA to determine a firing solution
. Best of all, it allows the shooter to identify five potential targets, customized by location, declination,
wind, distance and direction, then it continuously plots firing solutions by monitoring key environmental
conditions, even while they change. What about different cartridges, loads and muzzle velocities? Just
enter the data into the Horus software before your next match, and the mini-computer has you covered.