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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 ACOG uses the Bindon Aiming Concept (BAC) developed by Trijicon's later founder, Glyn Al Bindon, a pioneer in self-luminous gunsights, who died tragically in a small plane crash on 2 September 2003.
The light that a gunsight gives so that human beings may more precisely kill individuals in God's creation--a feeble and solitary match flickering for a fraction of a second--has nothing to do with the light of life that is Jesus.
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.
A new gunsight laser for the HK USP Compact 40 is now available from LaserMax.
The 200-mile-per-hour dive was turbulent and bumpy, and it was difficult to keep the electric gunsight on the target.
In 1950, he starred in ABC's ``The Marshal of Gunsight Pass,'' which ran for six months before being canceled.
MeshDynamics MD4000 WiFi wireless mesh nodes on each armored vehicle support tactical gunsight video cameras operating at up to 30 frames per second from multiple armored vehicles simultaneously.
Among the files that Manning turned over to WikiLeaks in 2010 was a gunsight video of a US Apache helicopter firing at suspected Iraqi insurgents in 2007.
UHF Daniels 30 Watt Link Radios, set up on Ukonom Mountain, Slater Butte, Collins Baldy, and Gunsight.
Da Nang Diary: A forward aircraft Air Controller's Gunsight View of Flying with SOG.
Gunsight Pass, the authentic western town built for the film just outside of Fountain Hills in the east valley, has fully functional interiors and exteriors, providing a perfect backdrop for interviews and photo shoots with the filmmakers.
The only one that I could attribute to a particular gunsmith was a Colt I-frame modified by the King Gunsight Company.