FM 3-22.9 PDF

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The proficiency attained by a soldier depends on proper training and application of the basic marksmanship fundamentals. Since this is not a zeroing exercise, few sight changes are made. The soldier must consider the following factors: Remove the magazine, lock the bolt to the rear, and place the selector lever in the safe position. A damaged extractor or -322.9 weak or broken extractor spring can also cause this malfunction.

In fmm to spot checks and direct observation of training, assessment includes a review of past training, which provides valuable information for developing a training plan.

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How do you check this? The dot follows the horizontal and vertical movement of the gunner’s eye while remaining fixed on the target. The soldier adjusts the position of his firing elbow until his shoulders are about level, and pulls back firmly on the rifle with both hands. -322.9 can use this guide not only to assess their unit’s marksmanship proficiency, but to assess the leaders of their units and their ability to effectively implement a 3-22.99 program.

Preliminary subjects include discussion on the weapon’s capabilities, mechanical training, and the fundamentals and principles of rifle marksmanship. The targets shown in Figure represent minimum acceptable firing performances.

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

This is an important step in detecting and correcting errors. During training, the fundamentals must apply to combat as well as to the range. The initial live fire should be a grouping exercise, which allows soldiers to apply marksmanship fundamentals to obtain tight, consistent shot groups.

The position must provide for the smallest possible wobble area. If weapon is f cocked, lever cannot be pointed toward SAFE. Marksmanship Fundamentals I training program. If the rifle fails to fire a second time for the same malfunction inspect the weapon to determine the cause of the stoppage or malfunction and take the appropriate remedial action outlined below. When two shots are near one end of the group and the third shot is toward the other end, the 3-222.9 is placed closer to the two near shots Figure Review effects of wind and gravity when firing out to meters out to meters for advanced rifle marksmanship.

A unit must set up a year-round program to sustain skills. tm

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An expert firer is often unaware that arrogance and carelessness complicate problems. The instructor-trainer then analyzes the shot group to confirm problem areas. He checks the position of the firing eye to ensure it is in line with the rear sight aperture.

Mechanically zeroing the Ml 6A1 Figure is only necessary when the weapon zero is questionable, the 3-22.9 is newly assigned to the unit, or the weapon sights have been serviced. The borelight has four settings: Releasing the trigger or exhausting ammunition at any point in the three-round cycle interrupts fire, producing one or two shots.

This paragraph describes the primary categories of malfunctions.

This occurs when the firing pin fails to strike the primer with enough force or when the ammunition is defective. With selector lever pointing toward SAFE, allow bolt to go forward by pressing upper portion of bolt catch.

Second, the precise instant of firing should be a surprise to the soldier. Do your soldiers demonstrate individual marksmanship proficiency during MOPP firing conditions?

Each shot group was individually connected, marking the center of each with a number 1, 2, 3 and so on.

The training extender is only used when the Insight rail grabber is top mounted. Two consecutive shot groupings must fall within a 4-centimeter circle at 25 -meters before the soldier should be allowed to make any adjustments or to start zeroing procedures.

Will the prescribed procedures be followed? Conduct of Short-Range Marksmanship Training Therefore, when tracer rounds are fired, they are mixed with ball ammunition in a ratio of no greater than one-to-one with a preferred ratio of three or four ball rounds to one tracer round. This should be critiqued and reinforced during dry-fire training.

The M cartridge is a center-fire cartridge with a grain, gilded metal-jacketed, lead alloy core bullet. This prepares soldiers for advanced optic and laser training for combat-type collective exercises and real world deployments. The proper trigger squeeze should start with slight pressure on the trigger during the initial aiming process. The aiming point is always center mass of the meter scaled silhouette.

These phases start with basic rifle marksmanship and progress into advanced rifle marksmanship.