The WC79 optical sight is a small arms telescopic sight of 3.4×28 magnification. It is manufactured by ELCAN Optical Technologies and can be found on military service weapons around the world. The C79 is not designed as a sniper sight per se, but is rather intended to be mounted on a variety of rifles and to be used by regular infantrymen as well as designated marksmen.

Insurgency Edit

C79 Scope
INS C79 Scope
General information
OperatorsFac sec mono Security Forces
  • All classes
General statistics
Optic magnification3.4x
Supply points ?3 Icon supply

The C79 Scope is an optical sight featured in Insurgency. It is available to the Security Forces and features greater magnification than the 2x Red Dot, but less magnification than the Mk4 Scope. The C79 Scope features range markings to help to compensate for bullet drop.

Performance Edit

  • Optimal for mid-long range combat
  • Wide scope view
  • Very clear while firing

  • Thin crosshairs are hard to keep track of
  • Slow draw speed
  • Increased visual recoil

Insurgency: Sandstorm Edit

4x C79
File:IS 4x C79.png
General information
OperatorsFac sec mono Security Forces
Fac ins mono Insurgent Forces
General statistics
Optic magnification4x
Supply points ?2

"A 4x magnification scope for medium range engagements."
— In-game description

The 4x C79 is an optical sight featured in Insurgency: Sandstorm.

Trivia Edit


  • Although there are range markings for bullet drop, there's no bullet drop in the game.
  • The training instructor refers to the C79 as an "Elcan" scope.


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