Mk 64 Gun Cradle

Ensure stow pin and depression stop are installed before attaching MK 64 mount to tripod. Refer to TM 9-1010-231-13&P.

(2) Install the weapon on the MK 64 carriage and cradle assembly on the M3 tripod ground mount equipped with a T&E mechanism (for attaching the T&E to the MK 64, mount see TM 9-1010-231-13&P).

(3) Attach the AN/TVS-5 night vision sight (1) to the night vision sight adapter (2) and slide the night sight assembly onto the MK 19 MOD 3 rear sight assembly (3) until it stops. Hold the sight against the stop and tighten the side clamp (4) first then the two top clamps (5).

Tvs Sight Assembly

b. Fabricate target.

(1) Construct target as shown below and place in front of weapon at 1,000 inches from the objective lens of the night sight.

NIGHT SIGHT AND BORESIGHT AIM POINT

NIGHT SIGHT AND BORESIGHT AIM POINT

c. Install the boresight adapter.

(1) Install the boresight adapter in the end of the muzzle. Install the boresight (6) in the adapter (7), as shown.

Boresight Adapter For Mk19

d. Align weapon.

(1) Align the weapon to bring the optical boresight to coincide with the aiming point of the target.

e. Locate night sight reticle.

(1) Without disturbing the alignment of the weapon, locate the night sight reticle by adjusting the azimuth and elevation actuators such that the 100 meter range mark and the optical boresight are both aligned to the same point of aim.

f. Remove the boresight.

(1) Remove the boresight and 40mm adapter from the muzzle end of the gun.

g. Install flash suppressor.

(1) Install the flash suppressor on the muzzle (see WP 0067 00).

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  • jan-erik
    How to put a boresight in mk19?
    8 years ago

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