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gunsight

[′gən‚sīt]
(ordnance)
A mechanical or optical device for aiming a firearm or for placing a gun or rocket launcher in position; based on the principle that two points (the observer's eye and a suitable mark in the instrument) in fixed relation to each other may be brought in line with a third (the target).
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The classified material that shocked many around the world included a 2007 gunsight video of a US Apache helicopter firing at suspected insurgents in Baghdad.
THE MANUFACTURER OF THE M150 RIFLE COMBAT OPTICS (RCO) AND ADVANCED COMBAT OPTICAL GUNSIGHT (ACOG) ADDED BIBLICAL REFERENCES AT THE END OF THE MODEL NUMBERS STAMPED ON THE SIGHTS.
Other Trijicon gunsight models featured references to 2 Corinthians 4:6 (in which God makes "light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God"); Matthew 5:16 (in which Jesus urges all to "let your light shine before people, that they may see your good deeds and praise God in heaven"); and Revelation 21:23 (in which the New Jerusalem "does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp").
The 17-minute video, taken from the gunsight of the attacking helicopter, as well as the conversation between the pilots and the ground unit, displays the entire scene, from spotting the victims until the end of the attack.
A Palin Facebook post continued the firearms theme, featuring a map of the US targeting 20 members of Congress who backed the healthcare legislation, using the crosshairs of a gunsight to note each of their home states.
Although Sea The Stars took a furlong or so to settle and tone down into the lack of pace, Mick Kinane - as unflappable a pair of old eyebrows as ever peered down the gunsight of a horse's ears - was never anywhere else than exactly where he wanted to be.
The company has been trading in Moseley for five years, and although there has been a gunsight in its title, this is the first time they said they had used an image of shooting on a flyer.
Zeroed CCO, Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight (ACOG), or M-145 Machine Gun Optic (MGO) with laser filter removed.
The Endangered Species Act has become endangered itself as Congress puts the three-decade-old law in its gunsight.
If you're up for a strenuous trek, take the Hood Mountain Trail to the summit, then continue out on a spur called the Gunsight Rock Trail.
The 200-mile-per-hour dive was turbulent and bumpy, and it was difficult to keep the electric gunsight on the target.