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optical sight

[′äp·tə·kəl ′sīt]
(optics)
A sight with lenses, prisms, or mirrors that is used in laying weapons, for aerial bombing, or for surveying.
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Caption: Removing the plate and attaching an adapter plate allows mounting a variety of optical sights, such as this Leupold Deltapoint.
Caption: The Zf-41 optical sight was a great example of a bad execution of a great idea.
Standard pistol sights, when a red-dot optic is mounted--even the low-riding carry optics under discussion here--are going to lie below the line of sight and often become invisible through the glass of the optical sight. If the battery dies and the red-dot goes out or if the customer just can't see the red-dot, he or she is essentially shooting blind.
A variety of carry handles are available for the FAMAS, including the basic standard model, one with a bipod, and reportedly one with an optical sight, though I have never seen that one.
Caption: A distinctive looking, full-size premium 9mm 1911 with a Vortex Venom optical sight. What's not to like?
Keep in mind this is a professional grade optical sight and it performs as such.
Unlike optical sights, its grip-mounted lasers project a dot onto the target.
The same command has also initiated the Mini Day Night Sight programme to procure over 2300 Eotech Close Quarter Battle Combat Optical Sights. This is in addition to around the same number of Trijicon Enhanced Combat Optical Sights, plus around 1300 Litton Electro Optical Systems Image Intensified Clip On Night Vision Devices.
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds (20 rounds available) Sights: Top Picatinny Rail allows optical sight and BUIS MSRP: $989
"If you have an optical sight of any sort on your rifle, do not strip off its iron sights." Otherwise, when your life depends on a dot-type sight its batteries will be dead or when your life depends on a scope it will be fogged.
Long ago a full-house competition pistol came with features such as optical sight, multi-chamber compensator, very light trigger pull, and weight often well over 3 pounds.

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