aiming error

aiming error

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An error that results from a miscalculation of latitude, longitude, distance, and wind effect or from positioning the aiming index away from the correct one. This results in the armament impacting away from the desired point.
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We divided endpoint error into two components: aiming error and distance error, representing directional (left/right) error and overshoot/undershoot error, respectively.
Repeated-measures ANOVA found that prosthetic arms were not different from control subjects' arms in aiming error (p = 0.
92), but we found a large group difference in aiming error (p = 0.
Repeated-measures ANOVA on the control data determined that in the vision occlusion condition, dominance was a significant factor in aiming error (p = 0.
The shooter should be close enough that aiming error will not cause a projectile to miss the unit, if a live round indeed finds its way into the firearm.
Even a 3 [degrees] aiming error due to cleaning or film changing can result in a 25 percent loss of visible viewing area.
With a good 4X scope we can resolve 1/4", meaning our aiming error will be about 1/4".
This makes the PDX1-12 very effective in reducing aiming error at medium defense distances, as the likelihood of impacting an attacker with at least one of the three buckshot pellets is increased.
Aiming errors which are inconsequential at moderate ranges become critical at long ranges.