crosshairs


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crosshairs

Crossed wires or etched lines on a reticule in the focal plane of the telescope of a surveying instrument.
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The most recent and popular crosshair reticles subtend in either millliradian (mil) or minute of angle (MOA) and have either .2-mil or 1-MOA increments.
For pronghorns he suggested a scope with two parallel horizontal a heart shot crosshairs. They could be used for estimating range, and the lower crosshair as a secondary aiming point at longer distances.
That map I saw that she published on the Internet had crosshairs on it and one of them was meant for Gabrielle Giffords," he added.
Israel's Centrist Kadima Party in the Crosshairs Over Livni, Mofaz Rift
Sniper rifles have mildots on both horizontal and vertical crosshairs so they can measure height as well as width through their scopes.
A supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has wound up in the crosshairs of a virtual
But one Dortmund supporter went too far during his side's 4-1 defeat by Hoffenheim last week, holding up a banner showing Hopp in crosshairs under the message "Hasta La Vista".
The 1500 offers ergonomic positioning which allows the tool edge to come quickly into view, while the dynamic crosshairs automatically find and track the cutting edge.
"This is a meaningful operation, regardless of whether Israel wants to admi= t it is behind it.=94 Riedel said that the elimination of Mughniyeh shows t= hat Israel successfully penetrated the Hizbullah in the aftermath of the Se= cond Lebanon War and that the organization's leader, Hassan Nasrallah, know= s he is also in the crosshairs.
Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary Clinton is the personal testimony political affairs commentator, real estate career woman, and mother of two Kathleen Willey, who once approached Bill Clinton as a White House volunteer seeking a paying position, and had her trust in him shattered when he sexually assaulted her.
A history of snipers might seem a strange subject to include in military history--but the sniper's efforts changed the history and nature of war, and as journalist Andy Dugan shows in Through the Crosshairs: A History of Snipers, it's key to understanding war results from English Civil War days to modern times.