FM 3 22.9 RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP PDF

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This manual provides guidance for planning and executing training on the mm Mseries rifle (M16A1/A2/A3/A4) and M4 carbine. It is a guide for. M16/A2 and M4 FM Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. Department of the Army. (, August). Rifle marksmanship M/M4-series weapons (FM ). Washington, DC: Author. Dyer, J. L., Schaefer, P. S., Bink, .

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The initial live fire should be a grouping exercise, which allows soldiers to apply marksmanship fundamentals to obtain tight, consistent shot groups. Since this is not a zeroing exercise, few sight changes marmsmanship made. The bottom part of the automatic sear catches the upper hammer hook and holds it FM A slight rearward pressure is exerted by the remaining three fingers to ensure that the butt of the stock remains in the pocket of the shoulder, minimizing the effect of recoil. The X represents the center of all three shot groups.

Full text of “FM Rifle Marksmanship M16A1, M16A, M16A4, and M4 Carbine”

Basic prone unsupported firing position. If the soldier is to benefit from this exercise and if the instructor-trainer or coach is to provide useful guidance, the soldier must mark each shot group for a clear record of his firing practice Figure When using proper support and consistent cheek to stock weld the soldier should have his rifle and sights aligned naturally on the target.

Phase I, Reflexive Fire Training Do they record the date the specific soldier last zeroed his specific rifle? Shot groups indicate no firer error. Two types of breath control techniques are practiced during dry fire.

The flip-up sight collapses towards the firer out of the way and can be used while the M68 is mounted.

Forgotten Password Create Account. The marskmanship of the shot groups and the dispersion of the shot groupings are the main focus of this exercise. The hammer spring drives the hammer forward. This dispersion pattern is not considered firer error. The bolt carrier group continues to move to the rear.

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M68, Close-Combat Optic After all phases of rifle marksmanship are accomplished the final stage is to conduct collective training during unit live-fire training exercises. This position provides the most stable platform for engaging targets Figure If the malfunction continues, the firing pin, bolt, carrier, and locking lug recesses of the barrel extension should be inspected, and any accumulation of excessive carbon or fouling should be removed.

Cartridges that show a normal indentation on the primer, but failed to fire could Mwrksmanship With all types of firers, the instructor-trainer must ensure that firers are aware of karksmanship firing errors, understand the causes, and marrksmanship remedies. The TWS is capable of target acquisition under conditions of limited visibility such as darkness, smoke, fog, dust, and haze.

FM 3-22.9 Rifle Marksmanship M16A1, M16A2/3, M16A4, M4 CARBINE

When storing ammunition in the open is necessary, it must be raised on dunnage at least 6 inches from the ground and protected with a cover, leaving enough space for air circulation.

Do they have a manual? The unit’s combat mission must be considered when establishing training priorities. If support is used properly, the soldier should be able to relax most of his muscles. A task taught correctly and learned well is retained longer and skills can be sustained.

Are they actually training the critical skills?

Marksmanship training should be conducted for short periods throughout the year. Trainer Certification Program This is an important step in detecting and correcting errors.

Knowing precisely where all bullets are hitting or missing the target, the poor firer with instructor-trainer assistance can improve his performance and the good firer can bring his shots to target center. No sight adjustments should be made to the sights until markzmanship firer can shoot six consecutive shots two shot groups inside a 4-centimeter circle.

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He must explain the targets and the zeroing and scoring procedures. To avoid the risk of further jamming, the firer should watch for ejection of a cartridge and ensure that the upper receiver is free of any loose rounds.

An experienced cadre is assigned the duties of instructor-trainer, which classifies him as a technical expert and authority.

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Zeroing Procedures Using training aids such as the M15A1 aiming card can do this. What is the hit distribution during marksmanshup LFXs? If movement of the rifle causes the front sight to leave the target, more practice is needed.

This causes the target to appear blurry, while the magksmanship sight post is seen clearly. This exercise incorporates all four fundamentals while giving immediate downrange feedback.

However, an individual or unit eventually loses skill proficiency. If the soldier is to benefit from this exercise, and if the instructor-trainer or coach is to provide useful guidance, the soldier must mark each shot group individually and locates the center of more than one shot group. They can also use it to develop the NCOs into subject matter experts within the unit. It also allows the torque-limiting knob 2 to rif,e mounted on either the left or right side when top mounted or top or bottom when side mounted to ensure the torque-limiting knob does not interfere with the operation of the weapon.

While the unit may only qualify its soldiers FM A malfunction occurs when mf cartridge is not ejected through the ejection port and either remains partly in the chamber or becomes jammed in the upper receiver as the bolt closes. Check magazine catch adjustment for damage. The M68 mounts directly to the integrated rail on top of the M16A4 and M4-series weapons in place of the carrying handle. With the selector lever pointing toward SAFE allow the bolt to go forward by pressing the upper portion of the bolt catch.

Using this technique, the soldier stops his breath when he is about to squeeze the trigger. These individuals should be used to train other unit cadre by conducting preliminary rifle instruction and live-fire exercises for their soldiers.