The Nikon Total Digital SLR Imaging System includes world-renowned optical quality from NIKKOR lenses. Ongoing research and development of NIKKOR lenses, along with Nikon’s steadfast adherence to extraordinary standards of excellence, have produced a new super telephoto zoom lens designed to meet the needs of discerning professional photographers. Nikon is pleased to announce the new AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II lens, aversatile, powerful super-telephoto zoom that’s perfect for sports and wildlife shooting, while offering a constant maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range and VR II ImageStabilization which shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible. The AF-S NIKKOR 200-400mm f/4G ED VR II features Nikon's exclusive Nano Crystal Coat that reduces ghosting and interior flare for even greater image clarity. Four Extra-low Dispersion (ED) Elements offer superior sharpness and color correction, while the exclusive Nikon Silent Wave Motor (SWM) enables fast, accurate and quiet autofocus. A/M mode joins the familiar M/A and M modes, enhancing AF control versatility with fast, secure switching between auto and manual focus to accommodate personal shooting techniques. This amazing new lens provides enhanced shooting flexibility along with full compatibility with Nikon’s line of Teleconverters, as the latest addition to the Nikon NIKKOR lens lineup.