M1A1 Abrams commander's periscopes: M19?

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M1A1 Abrams commander's periscopes: M19?

Joined: April 20th, 2005, 11:37 am

August 7th, 2017, 12:31 am #1

Anyone confirm the type of periscopes fitted to the non-A2 Commander's Weapon Station?

Thanks.
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August 9th, 2017, 2:03 am #2

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Joined: April 20th, 2005, 11:37 am

August 9th, 2017, 6:16 am #3

Thanks Mike,

Got mixed up on the vision block designation for the CWS. Don't know where I got the M19 thing from.

Greg
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August 9th, 2017, 10:38 am #4

Hi Greg,
turret parts manual doesn't give a designation, just "periscope, tank ,unity, long" and "periscope, tank, unity, short" but they definitely aren't M 17.

Sean

P.S.
found thishttp://www.optexsys.com/spec/Optex_Spec ... V3_9_9.pdf
looks like it's the 2 types in the third row, with the M1 drivers 'scopes in the last row.
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Joined: April 20th, 2005, 11:37 am

August 9th, 2017, 8:56 pm #5

I was thinking M17. Shame that's not the one. Do you have a link to the turret parts manual? I may be able to search the NSN centre via CAGE & P/N to get the dimensions.

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August 10th, 2017, 10:26 am #6

I'll get you the NSN.

Sean
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August 10th, 2017, 11:27 am #7

Could you provide the NSN for the CWS cupola itself, as well?

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August 10th, 2017, 1:54 pm #8

Thanks Mike,

Got mixed up on the vision block designation for the CWS. Don't know where I got the M19 thing from.

Greg
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Joined: July 27th, 2006, 4:37 pm

August 10th, 2017, 11:52 pm #9

Could you provide the NSN for the CWS cupola itself, as well?

Thanks.
Hi Greg,
CWS cupola NSN 1015-01-074-8916

long unity periscope NSN 1240-01-079-3040

short unity periscope NSN 1240-01-080-8004

I'd be interested to know if you turn up anything.

Sean
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