boresighting

boresighting

[′bȯr‚sīd·iŋ]
(engineering)
Initial alignment of a directional microwave or radar antenna system by using an optical procedure or a fixed target at a known location.
(ordnance)
The process by which the axis of a gun bore and the line of sight of a gunsight are made parallel or are made to converge on a point.
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To further encourage optics sales, Simmons offers free scope mounting and boresighting to their customers; they can generally perform the task while the customer is still in the store.
Boresighting is extremely easy and does not require any extra shooting, as the unit features a precision electronic boresighting function that allows to align its crosshairs with that of the optical sight.
The MTS-206 and MTS-916 combination provides a thorough verification and boresighting of optical seekers and guidance sections.
Contract Awarded for boresighting equipment, weapon
Using this technique after properly boresighting the 25mm may cause the Improved Bradley Acquisition System (IBAS) to exceed adjustment parameters and require the gun to be re-boresighted.
This area has a machined; precision surface that plays a vital role En plane setting, boresighting and the fire control alignment test (FCAT).
300 Wby, 14 others ACTION: Bolt action CAPACITY: 3+1 (Magnum), 5+1 (Standard) BARREL LENGTH: 24" LENGTH OVERALL: 44 (short action), 44-1/2" (long action) LENGTH OF PULL: 13-5/8 PRICE: $729 (package *) PRICE: $439 (rifle only) * Package includes bases & rings, factory mounting & boresighting, sling & swivels and a hard-side rifle case.
An on-gimbal inertial navigation sensor has established line-of-sight and automatic boresighting capability.
The new sighting system also incorporates automatic boresighting capability to eliminate lengthy boresighting routines and special equipment.
Our ABE system is a reliable, time-tested boresighting solution that provides warfighters the data they need to ascertain the mission readiness of their critical avionics and armament systems," says AAI Test & Training Senior Vice President & General Manager Bob Peters.
The combination of the MTS-206 and MTS-916 provides a rugged flightline solution for testing, troubleshooting, and boresighting of missiles.
Checking engine exhaust seals, armament boresighting, and inspecting ammo compartments for moisture are good examples of monthly PMCS.