Hawke BRC
(Ballistic Reticle Calculator)

The perfect reticle setup is simple...
Use the FREE Hawke® BRC

Hawke BRC devices
  • BRC Android
  • BRC Apple iPhone
  • BRC Microsoft Windows
  • BRC Mac OS X

    With the Hawke BRC you can:

  • Choose a preferred preset suitable for your calibre:
  • Centerfire | Slug & Sabot | Rimfire | Crossbow Arrow
  • Choose a preferred reticle for your shooting requirements
  • Adjust the presets to either work in metric or imperial
  • Change zero distances, muzzle velocity, magnification
  • Change Ballistic Coefficient (BC)
  • Plot your trajectory and find suitable aim points
  • Carry out range finding calculations
  • Take your information into the field
  • Print trajectory graphs, reticle images and range finding calculations.
  • The BRC will save your settings for future use.

BRC Desktop / Laptop Version (Windows / Mac OS X)

Ballistics can be a complicated business at the best of times, which is why Hawke have developed easy-to-use and deadly accurate reticles with the added support of the patented Ballistic Reticle Calculator (BRC).

Hawke Ballistic Reticles Calculator (BRC) is a free software program designed to complement 18 different Hawke Reticles. - the Hawke Specialised Reticles (SR6 and SR12 and the new SR Pro), Hawke MultipleAim Point reticles (MAP6 and MAP8), Crossbow reticles (Crossbow MAP, Crossbow SR, XB30, XB1 and XB1ir), Deer PASS SR and MAP and the 10x and 20x 1/2 Mil-Dot reticles.

The BRC is quick to download and navigate around. The calculations produce accurate results in the BRC program, that translate into accuracy and precision in the field.

BRC Screenshot

BRC Mobile Version (iPhone / Android)

Hawke Sport Optics is pleased to announce that our world famous Ballistic Reticle Calculator (BRC) PC software is now available for use on your iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and now Android devices.

This all new mobile edition takes advantage of your phones special features to give you new and powerful tools. For example, our inclined shooting tool uses your phones camera and accelerometers to define accurate aim points. Just point your camera at the target and Hawke BRC does the rest!

Blueprint your rifle or crossbow / scope combo and calculate aim points at various magnifications, inclination and weather conditions.

BRC iPhone

Desktop / Laptop System Requirements

Operating System: Windows 98, 98SE, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.

BRC may also run on Windows 95 systems if suitably updated. Older systems may require the Visual Basic Runtime.

Free Hard-disk space: 10 MB or more

RAM: 64 MB minimum

Display: resolution 600 x 800 or greater. (A colour monitor is preferred but a monochrome device is usable)

You will also need a printer on which to print the graph and/or reticles. Again, a colour printer is best but a monochrome printer will suffice.

If using Microsoft Windows please ensure you are running the latest version of Java click here to download.

Download PDF instructions: click here

Apple iOS devices

Download the Apple IOS 'Help File'

iPod, Touch, iPhone and iPad

Operating System: iOS 4.0 or later

Android devices

Download the Android 'Help File'

Pixel density: 320 x 480 to 480 x 800

Operating System: O/S 2.2 (Froyo) or later