M49 Observation Telescope (1980s)

Thursday July 12th, 2018 admin

The M49 Spotting Scope, also known as the M49 Observation Telescope, is a multipurpose scope system used primarily for long range marksmanship observation. It can also be used for observing the effects of artillery fires and other general purposes. The M49 is a fixed 20-power telescope with an eyepiece focus. […]

M19 7×50 Binocular (1977)

Tuesday October 10th, 2017 admin

The M19, made for the US Army, is an unusual binocular. It employs a modular design, with interchangeable, pre-collimated, parts intended to simplify field servicing. The prism cluster is collimated in the factory using a reference jig and then cemented together. The objective and eyepiece assemblies are precision made to […]