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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When boresighting the rifle to a scope or cleaning the bore from the breech, the bolt can be removed by pressing the serrated bolt release lever on the left side of the rear receiver bridge.
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.
Appendix B gives all sorts of information on boresighting, troubleshooting and zeroing the Bradley's guns.
Lever guns, pumps, and some semiautos, however, still require an optical collimator for boresighting.
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.
The company said that the contracts comprise of: an award for MUSA's Mk43 Electronic Boresight System (EBS), which is utilised within a weapon system in the precision boresighting of cannons and can be operated by a single person, in support of a US Air Force weapons programme; an award for MUSA's EBS in support of a valuable commercial partner's weapons programmes; an award for MUSA's EBS in support of a US Navy weapons programme; an award for M2 and M3 .50" calibre Aircraft Barrels in support of US weapons programmes, this will initiate production of the .50" calibre barrel production line, which has a potential capacity of over 1,000 barrels per month and an award for rifle components in support of one of MUSA's valuable commercial partners for civilian rifle products.
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An on-gimbal inertial navigation sensor has established line-of-sight and automatic boresighting capability.
Upcoming speakers include Trey Hodgkins on the AOC government affairs program and Wes Fenton on "Laser Boresighting and Processing Techniques for IR countermeasures"....