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Posted: 6/11/2002 6:59:48 PM EDT
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Soldiers from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion of 187th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to board helicopters at dawn during Operation Apache Snow II Monday, June 10, 2002 at the Kandahar Airport to head to "Object Wolf," about 16 kilometers (10 miles) from the Afghan border with Pakistan. U.S. officials have said there are a number of suspected al-Qaida and Taliban sites near the Pakistani border that they are separately searching for intelligence or weapons. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:01:09 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:02:07 PM EDT
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A soldier from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion of 187th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, takes a defensive position.
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:02:46 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:04:20 PM EDT
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Soldiers from Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion of 187th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, search possible al-Qaida training camps during Operation Apache Snow II.
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:04:56 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:06:07 PM EDT
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Soldiers take a defensive position at a mill.
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:09:03 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:12:27 PM EDT
[#8]
Operation Apache Snow II?
Who fell through a time warp to 1969?
Geeze they are going to start giving some people back here flashbacks with their name choices.

Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:14:27 PM EDT
[#9]
Great pics!

What is the device forward of the Comp sight in picture three?

Thanks for the great pictures, again.


Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:16:43 PM EDT
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Quoted:
Great pics!

What is the device forward of the Comp sight in picture three?

Thanks for the great pictures, again.


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That is the IR laser illuminator. Think the number is AN/PAQ-4
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:19:19 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:29:43 PM EDT
[#12]
Mucho dittos as to what the legsliking guy said.
Thanks!!

PS: I like legs too!![:D]
Link Posted: 6/11/2002 7:32:43 PM EDT
[#13]
I haven't seen this before, I assume it is offset from the front sight? How does it attach?


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Quoted:
Great pics!

What is the device forward of the Comp sight in picture three?

Thanks for the great pictures, again.


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That is the IR laser illuminator. Think the number is AN/PAQ-4
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Link Posted: 6/11/2002 8:31:38 PM EDT
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The PAQ-4C attaches with the same type getup that the M68 (Aimpoint) does, just a handknob on the forward rail. Some mount it on top as shown, where the beam is offset to the side of the sight post. It can also be mounted on the sides or the bottom, although I don't recall seeinf anyone stick it underneath. You do have to pay attention to the adjustments when zeroing as they will be all jacked up in different positions. I am just grateful that grenadiers in my unit don't get PAQ's.
Link Posted: 6/12/2002 9:14:17 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/12/2002 2:45:05 PM EDT
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