iron sight

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iron sight

[′ī·ərn ′sīt]
(ordnance)
Any metallic gunsight, such as a blade sight, as distinguished from an optical or computing sight.
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Tenders are invited for Supply installation and commissioning of Reciprocating air compressor of operating pressure 7 Kg PER cm2 500 CFM consisting of water cooled intercooler water circulating pump intercooler safety valve oil and air pressure gauges automatic unloading pilot valves mechanical sight feed lubricator for upper cylinders lubricator with suitable air inlet filters and pulley belts OR coupling heavy duty slide rails NRVs and belt gaurd along with suitable TEFC squirrel cage induction Motor for compressor and electrical Accessories star delta starter Ammeter etc for trouble free operation of the compressor at Gandhisagar Hydel power station MPPGCL Gandhisagar
Shooters use recurve bows with mechanical sights and stabilizers, but optical enhancements such as magnified scopes are prohibited.
point shooting) Focusing on the target and instinctively shooting any long gun without the aid or use of mechanical sights.
Optical and mechanical sights available for modern crossbows feature multi-range sighting points, typically set for twenty-yard, thirty-yard and forty-yard distances.
Some of the basic, low-priced models may have mechanical sights, and some manufacturers of high-end crossbows offer several options to choose among.
Drawing on Thaless extensive experience in infrared night-vision cameras and SCROMEs expertise in optical and mechanical sights designed to remain combat operational under the most severe conditions (impact, extreme weather and climate, etc.
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