M2A2 Aiming Circle with Equipment by Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Co Inc

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The M2A2 Aiming Circle is the primary means of orienting the cannon battery or laying weapons on the azimuth of fire. In addition, the aiming circle is used to measure the azimuth and elevation angles of a ground or aerial target with respect to a preselected base line as required for the orientation of indirect fire weapons. The M2A2 Aiming Circle can also be used for general topographical surveying.


Additional Information


Weight, Aiming Circle w/cover:                9 lbs

Weight, Aiming Circle w/equipment:        21 lbs

Azimuth rotation:                                      6400 mils

Elevation (maximum):                              1100 mils

Depression (maximum):                           400 mils

Telescope power:                                      4 power

Field of view:                                             10°


Key Components


The Key Components for the M2A2 Aiming Circle includes the Aiming Circle Cover, M24 Tripod, and the accessory kit which includes the M51 Instrument Light, Backplate, Cloth Cover, Plumb Bob, and a Lamp Holder and Remover. This equipment is mounted on the M24 Tripod.


P/N                                                              NSN


M2A2 Aiming Circle (transit)                    11834483      1290-01-510-0540

Cover, Aiming Circle                                 8211749        1290-00-346-8171

Tripod, M24                                               8242777        1290-00-346-8184

Instrument Light, M51                               8293478        1290-00-346-8186



NSN: 6675-01-067-0687

P/N: 11785090

Defense Products & Services: M2A2 Aiming Circle with Equipment by Seiler Instrument & Manufacturing Co Inc
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Aimig circles, ground-based
Description: M2A2 Aiming Circle with Equipment