Vortex Defender: CCW 3 Moa Red Dot Sight


The micro-sized Defender-CCW™ delivers maximum optical performance and reliability. The slim profile means no extra bulk or width. A large, class-leading sight window and brilliant, illuminated dot help you lock on target faster, even in low light. Auto-Shutoff to preserve battery life. Motion activated, so it’s instantly ready when you need it. Fits full-size to micro-compacts.

  • 1″ Shim Plate
  • Picatinny Mount
  • Rubber Cover
  • Lens Cloth
  • CR1632 Battery
  • Custom Tool
  • Most Common Mounting Screw Sets


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Reticle3 MOA Defender Dot
Adjustment Graduation1 MOA
Parallax SettingParallax free
Adjustment Graduation1 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment105 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment110 MOA
Dot ColourRed
Eye ReliefUnlimited
Length1.59 inches
Weight0.95 ounces


Large Hard Coated Aspherical LensLarge distortion-free sight picture.
Motion Activation With 14 Hour Auto-ShutoffAutomatically activates with motion while 14 hour auto-shutoff saves battery life.
ShockShield™Polymer insert absorbs shock to the 7075 aluminum body protecting it from everyday abuse.
Fast-Rack™ TexturingAggressive texturing on face of optic for racking slide off any surface.
Top Mount BatteryEasy battery changes without having to re-zero your optic.
8 Daylight Bright Brightness SettingsDaylight bright, illuminated center dot aids in faster center-point acquisition in bright daylight conditions.
Parallax FreeAll red dot and holographic sights will exhibit some small amount of parallax. Matching current industry practice, this small amount would be considered “parallax free” and will make a negligible difference in performance.
Unlimited Eye ReliefNon-critical eye relief for rapid target acquisition.
Night-Vision CompatibilityThe lowest 2 settings are night-vision compatible.
WaterproofO-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating for reliable performance in all environments.
FogproofDesigned to withstand a wide range of temperatures.
ShockproofRugged construction withstands recoil and impact.
Low-Glare Matte Black AnodizedCorrosion and wear resistant anodization provides low-glare matte surface and helps camouflage the shooter’s position.
Single-Piece ChassisCompact and light weight.


Lug/Screw Footprint:Compatible with Shield RMS Footprint
If mounting to a handgun with slide cutout:
Slide cutout type
Canik TP9SFX/TP9SC – M4x0.7 (11 mm) screws 
CZ P10 Series – M4x0.7 (11 mm) screws
Glock MOS – M4x0.7 (9.8 mm) screws
H&K VP9 Tactical OR – #6-48 (9.03 mm) screws
Kimber AEGIS/KHX Custom – #6-48 (9.03 mm) screws
Sig Sauer P320 M17/M18/RXP – M4x0.7 (11 mm) screws
Sig Sauer P365XL – M3x0.5 (9.8 mm) screws
Springfield Hellcat Series – M4x0.7 (9.8 mm) screws
Springfield XDM5.25 OSP – M4x0.7 (9.8 mm) screws
Smith & Wesson M&P 2.0 – #6-32 (10.8 mm) screws​
 Rear sight dovetail mounts:
CZ P10 Series – M4x0.7 (11 mm) screws 
FN 509 Series – #6-40 (9.8 mm) screws
Ruger 57 – M4-0.7 (9.8 mm) screws​

Additional information

Weight .24 kg
Dimensions 15 × 10 × 7 cm