battle sight


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battle sight

[′bad·əl ‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A predetermined sight setting, carried on a weapon, that enables the firer to engage targets effectively at battle ranges when conditions do not permit exact sight settings.
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It features a 300-meter battle sight setting that allows easy hits on a man-sized target at practical infantry engagement distances.
The battle sight is set at a range of 292 yards, while the maximum range setting with the ladder deployed is 2,700 "steps" which equates to 1,970 yards.
The Marine Corps was not satisfied with the M1905 sight and adopted a new type: the front sight with a thicker undercut blade and the rear sight changed so it only had the open battle sight and then a single large aperture on the slider.
Lastly, the rear sight has a 300-yard battle sight setting, which is less than ideal if all you can see is Fritz's head and rifle.
It also employed many of the same components, such as a ladder rear sight graduated to 2,400 meters, with a flip-over 250-meter battle sight and notched front sight.
Magazine: 8-round tubular, manually loaded Sights: Front: Wide blade with groove Rear: 250 meter battle sight & U notch adj.
M1 Garands had 24" barrels with perhaps the best battle sight ever put on a rifle.