M118 Series Elbow Telescope

NSN: 1240-01-317-9241
P/N: 9356014

General Description
The M118A3 Elbow Telescope is the basic direct-fire instrument used for positioning the howitzer in azimuth and elevation on a visible target. The M118A3 Elbow Telescope is mounted on the M146 telescope mount.

The M118A3 Elbow Telescope is a 4-power, fixed-focus telescope with a 10° field of view. It consists of three major subassemblies: the eyepiece and erector lens subassembly (also referred to as the eyepiece arm), the reticle cage and cant corrector subassembly, and the objective and diaphragm subassembly.

The M118 Elbow Telescope is used on the M109 Self-Propelled Series Howitzer.

Additional Information

Weight 44 lbs
Height 8 ¼ in
Width 18 1/8 in
Length 39 ½ in
Magnification 4x
Field of view 10°

Previous Models

Model P/N NSN
M118A1 Elbow Telescope 10559855 1240-00-974-6433
M118A2 Elbow Telescope 11829207 1240-01-092-2693
M118C Elbow Telescope 10512985 1240-00-819-4520

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