M2/M3 BFV: FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM - OD1608 - LESSON 1/TASK 5
BORESIGHTING PROCEDURES FOR THE M2/M3 BRADLEY
Describe the procedures for boresighting the tube-launched,
optically-tracked, wire-guided (TOW) missile launcher.
Within a self-study environment and given the subcourse text, without
Within one hour
No supplementary references are needed for this task.
As with all the other weapons on the Bradley fighting vehicle, it is
important that the TOW missile launcher be accurately boresighted so
that, when fired, the missile will hit the desired target. This task
describes the procedures used to boresight the TOW missile launcher.
Boresighting the TOW Launcher
a. The procedure for boresighting the TOW launcher is similar to
that used to boresight the 25mm gun and the coaxial machinegun, and
will require a helper.
As with those two weapons, a boresight
telescope will be used to sight on an aiming point and then
adjustments will be made to align the TOW reticle with that aiming
b. TOW Launcher Boresighting Procedures.
Before beginning the
procedures for boresighting the TOW launcher, these warnings should