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boresight

[′bȯr‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A telescopic device utilizing a boresighting reticle to align the axis of a weapon with a target; it is attached to the exterior of a weapon barrel or tube by a mount.

boresight

boresight
To align a gun or another device by optical sighting on a target. Boresight angle is the angle through which a seeker can pick up and successfully engage a target.
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With my barreled upper bore-sighted on the white lid, I adjusted the front sight until the sight picture matched the bore sight picture.
With the bolt out and the rifle sitting on sandbags, I got the bore aligned on a distant fencepost, then turned the adjustments to bore sight.
The bore sight protective cover, if left on, is usually the culprit that damages or scrapes the sensitive optics when the TADS turrent is rotated.
Schmitt also announces a letter of agreement with McDonald Douglas Helicopter Division to field test Schmitt's precision roll, pitch and yaw bore sight laser alignment system.
I rotated the front sight until the bore sight view and the open sight view aligned.
Contract Awarded for Supply of Bore Sight Telescope 10x To Document No.