recoil adapter

recoil adapter

[′rē‚kȯil ə‚dap·tər]
(ordnance)
A device fastened between a gun, especially an aircraft machine gun, and its mount to adapt the gun for mounting and to absorb the recoil.
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Check the recoil adapter viewing hole for the correct amount of damping fluid.
Because the desert temperatures can fluctuate tremendously from day to night, it's even more important to check the recoil adapter indicators before a mission to see if they have too little or too much fluid.
Make sure your recoil adapters are properly serviced and check out the vibration related fault isolation procedures (Armament System FLPS) in your TMs.