100% manufactured in Japan with the expert knowledge of Kite Optics, they provide excellent characteristics and a 30 year warranty period. The lightweight Petrel is a product, derived from the immense popular Forster design. In difference the Petrel features a less complicated lens and coating system. This results in slightly lower optical performance while featuring the same mechanical and technical qualities of the Forster. With the Petrel, Kite has made the best performing instrument in its price-class. KITE Optics is Belgium's brand in binoculars and scopes. The in Bruges based company stands for top quality, durability, and is known far beyond our borders for its excellent after-sales and repair service.