This is a very nice Nikon lens that is excellent for sports/wildlife. It has the latest Nikon Silent Wave Motor and boasts 4 stops of VR. Lens also has the new Nano Crystal Coating to reduce flare and improve image quality. Made in Japan, this is one of the best Nikor long range zoom lenses and is perfect for hand held shooting. Lens includes front and rear lens caps, lens hood, tripod foot and a Hoya HMC UV 77mm filter.