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Sight Deflection or "Gun Deflection" (or even "Scale" in American parlance) is the angular difference between a gun's bearing and the line of sight to the target intended to place the shell on target after factors that cause lateral deviation of shell or target during [[Time-of-Flight|time-of-flight]] have played their role.  In riflery, this is often termed "Kentucky windage,", but in naval gunnery it takes on an even larger dimension.
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Sight Deflection or "Gun Deflection" (or even "Scale" in American parlance) is the angular difference between a gun's bearing and the line of sight to the target intended to place the shell on target after factors that cause lateral deviation of shell or target during [[Time-of-flight|time-of-flight]] have played their role.  In riflery, this is often termed "Kentucky windage,", but in naval gunnery it takes on an even larger dimension.
  
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Revision as of 21:03, 2 August 2009

Sight Deflection or "Gun Deflection" (or even "Scale" in American parlance) is the angular difference between a gun's bearing and the line of sight to the target intended to place the shell on target after factors that cause lateral deviation of shell or target during time-of-flight have played their role. In riflery, this is often termed "Kentucky windage,", but in naval gunnery it takes on an even larger dimension.