M118 Series Elbow Telescope

M118A3 Elbow Telescope: Details

M118 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

Related Equipment

P/N

NSN

M117A2 Panoramic Telescope

7660400

1240-00-106-7754

M145 Panoramic Telescope Mount

8267701-1

1240-00-871-2969

M146 Telescope Mount

8616011

1240-00-864-0348

M140A1 Alignment Device

11741648-4

4931-01-472-6622

M42 Periscope

7645543

1240-00-864-2933

M15 Elevation Fire Control Quadrant

8247683

1290-00-896-2236