aiming circle


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aiming circle

[′ām·iŋ ‚sər·kəl]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring angles in azimuth and elevation in connection with artillery firing and general topographic work; equipped with fine and coarse azimuth micrometers and a magnetic needle.
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Optex Systems revealed Monday that it has entered into a USD850,000 settlement agreement for equitable adjustment on the Aiming Circle contract number W52H09-06-D-0229, under which, the shipments concluded in 2011 with the US Government.
By incorporating small aiming circles into the reticle, the BDC system allows precise, unobtrusive aiming points.
The aiming circle is no longer needed, and the onboard computer in the new digital system displays precise correction calculations on a lightweight display.
The 1100 kg OWS25 includes a day/night sight assembly, comprising a periscope sight with a x1 day window with collimated aiming circle, an x8 day channel with ballistic reticule, a x1 night window with collimated aiming circle and a x7.5 passive image intensified night elbow.
ORDER A REPLACEMENT M2A2 AIMING CIRCLE WITH NSN 6675-01-067-0687.
I used the BDC-250's 225-yard aiming circle (third one down) to zero the gun at 150 yards (which provides the optimum maximum point-blank range for whitetails with 12-gauge sabot loads), and plotted the trajectory.
An aiming circle on the LCD readout allows users to acquire targets rapidly and a diopter makes correcting for one's own vision a snap.
WHEN YOU TURN IN AN AIMING CIRCLE, REMEMBER IT INCLUDES THESE ITEMS ...
The Banner 1-4x32 and 4x32 feature the firm's Circle Plex reticle--a broad outer crosshair joins an aiming circle in the center, and within that circle is a fine crosshair.
Amazingly, a select few archers, in apparent defiance of logic, are able to consistently shoot groups smaller than their aiming circle.
The website is easy to use and does a great job of communicating the range values for the aiming circles in any Nikon scope.
The lower quadrant of the vertical crosshair of its BDC-250 reticle has four stacked aiming circles. The idea is to use the intersection of the crosshairs to zero a rifle dead on at 100 yards and then shoot groups on paper at various distances to determine bullet drop.