Compact, lightweight, and rugged, the Reflex Exoskeleton provides extreme protection for a wide variety of reflex optics. The patent pending Universal Mounting Pattern enables users to attach various optics of their choice. The shield is precision cut and made from steel with a QPQ black finish while the aluminum universal mount is hard anodized black. Combined, they offer the highest degree of protection from impacts and shock. It includes mounting posts and a lightweight, low profile Picatinny mount that can be used as a stand alone.