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What does HWTS stand for?

HWTS stands for Heavy Weapon Thermal Sight

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  • Military and Government

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] AN/PAS-13 heavy weapon thermal sight (HWTS) (LIN S90603): AN/PAS-13B(V)3, NSN 5855-01-464-3151, TM 11-5855-312-10 AN/PAS-13C(V)3, NSN 5855-01-523-7715, TM 11-5855-316-10 AN/PAS-13D(V)3, NSN 5855-01-524-4314, TM 11-5855-317-10 ALL VERSIONS OF THE HWTS CAN BE USED ON THE M16-SERIES RIFLE, THE M4/M4A1 CARBINE, THE M2 AND MK 19 MACHINE GUNS, AND THE M24 AND M107 SNIPER RIFLES.
The family is composed of three variants: the Light Weapon Thermal Sight for the M-16 and M-4 rifles and carbines, as well as for the M-136 Light Anti-Armor Weapon; the Medium Weapon Thermal Sight for the M-249 and M-240B medium machine guns; and the Heavy Weapon Thermal Sight for the squad leader's M-16 and M-4 rifles and carbines, M-24 and M-107 sniper rifles, and the M-2HB and Mk.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] For heavier devices like the heavy weapon thermal sight (HWTS), you should use the bracket that comes with NSN 5340-01-434-2231.