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Old September 12th, 2007, 18:06   #14
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Originally Posted by ancorp View Post
One thing I don't get - why does the military train soldiers to sight in their sights so when you aim under the bullseye, you hit its center? That would only be effective for a certain size target. In the field, a human figure ain't similar to that in any way, and personally I think it makes sense to adjust your sights so the tip of the front sight post is in the middle of the target, exactly where you want it to hit, instead of having to consider that it would hit higher...

Perhaps there's something I don't know about this system...

I suspect because it's not meant to be highly accurate fire (like match shooting), but rapid and intuitive, and your target is never obstructed.

Ghost ring (H) and the enhanced sights are good examples:
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