telescopic sight

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Synonyms for telescopic sight

gunsight consisting of a telescope on a firearm for use as a sight

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He spend several months in the hospital, and with nothing to do and a love of guns, he invented what is now called Bullet Drop Compensation. In the intervening years between his invention and this article, almost every riflescope company uses some form of his invention.
The reticle is located in the rear focal plane and provides bullet drop compensation out to 600 yards.
With 80 MOA of internal adjustment and the absurdly simple Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) reticle, this scope is a no-brain er for cash-strapped hunters looking to scope their rifle.
It also includes a 762 Extended Range Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) illuminated front focal plane reticle, among other features beneficial for military use.
The rest of the reticle is in the front focal plane and thus can be used for bullet drop compensation or windage/lead compensation at any magnification.