recoil adapter

recoil adapter

[′rē‚kȯil ə‚dap·tər]
(ordnance)
A device fastened between a gun, especially an aircraft machine gun, and its mount to adapt the gun for mounting and to absorb the recoil.
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Check the recoil adapter viewing hole for the correct amount of damping fluid.
* Make sure your recoil adapters are properly serviced and check out the vibration related fault isolation procedures (Armament System FLPS) in your TMs.
Pay careful attention to recoil adapters in the desert.