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What FM covers the M-16/A2 rifle?
What are the five phases of basic rifle marksmanship?
-preliminary rifle instruction
-field of fire
-advanced rifle marksmanship
-advanced optics, laser and iron sights
What is the purpose of a weaponeer?
To simulate basic rifle marksmanship live fire exercises
What are the four fundementals of marksmanship?
What are the two basic elements of sight picture?
-placing aiming point
What does the acronym sports stand for?
What is remedial action?
Any action beyond immediate action to correct a malfunction
Describe remedial action for an M-16
-place the weapon on safe
-remove the magazine
-lock the bolt to the rear
-ensure weapon is on safe and clear the stoppage
What is the rocedure for applying immediate action on an M-16?
slap the magazine
pull the charging handle to the rear
observe the chamber
release the charging handle
tap the forward assist
What is immediate action?
Attempting to clear a stoppage as quickly as possible without applying troubleshooting procedures
What are the different categories of malfunctions for the M-16?
-failure to feed, chamber or lock
-failure to fire
-failure to extract
-failure to eject
What is a stoppage?
The failure of an automatic or semi-automatic weapon to complete the cycle of operation
What is a malfunction?
The weapon failing to fire as a result of a stoppage.
What is CLP?
Describe the M-16 rifle
A 5.56mm magazine fed, gas operated, air cooled, semi automatic or three round burst, hand held, shoulder fired weapon
What are the seven types of ammunition?
-Ball green tip
-Trace red tip
-short range training ammunition
Describe the wieghts of the M-16
- no ammo 7.78 pounds
- with 30 round magazine 8.79 pounds
Describe the weights of the M-4 rifle?
no ammo 6.49 pounds
with 30 round magazine 7.5 pounds
Describe the max effective rates of fire for the M-16?
- 90 rounds per minute burst
- 45 rounds per minute semi
- 12 to 15 rounds per minute sustained
What is the muzzle velocity of the M-16?
3100 feet per second
What is the muzzle velocity of the M-4?
2970 feet per second
Describe the ranges of the M-16.
max range 3600 meters
max effective point target 550 meters
max effective area target 800 meters
Describe the barrel rifling of the M-16
1/7 right hand twist
Describe the ranges of the M-4?
Max range 3600 meters
Max effective range point 500 meters
Max effective range area 600 meters
The elevation knob adjusts the point of aim for the M-16 how much?
300 to 800 meters
The elevation knob adjusts the aim of the M-4 how much?
What is the length of the M-16?
What are the eight steps of firing for the M-16?
What is the definition of maximum effective range?
The maximum range that a soldier can be expected to hit a target.
What is the overall length of the M-4 rifle?
29.75 inches buttstock closed
33 inches buttstock open
What are the four positions for the buttstock of the m-4 rifle?
What is the M2 .50 CAL machine gun used for?
-Defense against low flying aircraft
-Destroy light armored vehicles
-Protection for motor movements
-Rconnaissance by fire
What is the weight of an M2 .50 CAL?
What is the FM that covers the M@ .50 CAL?
WHat is the length of the M2 barrel?
What is the maximum range of the M2 .50 CAL?
What is the muzzle velocity of the .50 CAL?
3,050 feet per second
What is the description of the .50 Cal HB, M2 machine gun?
The Browning machine gun caliber .50 HB, M2 is a belt fed, recoil operated, air-cooled, crew-served machine gun. The weapon is capable of single shot, as well as automatic fire, and operates on the short recoil principle.
What is the max effective ranges of the M2 .50 CAL?
1,500 meters point
1,830 meters area
what are the methods of fire for the M2 .50 CAL?
What is the cyclic rate of fire for the M2 .50 Cal?
450 to 550 rounds per minute
What is the slow rate of fire for the M2 .50 Cal?
Less than 40 rounds per minute.
What is the rapid rate of fire for the M2 .50 Cal?
More than 40 rounds per minute.
What type of front sight does the M2 .50 Cal have?
A semi-fixed blade type with cover
What type of rear sight does the M2 .50 Cal have?
A leaf sight graduated in both yards and degrees
What are the common malfunctions of the M2 .50 Cal?
-failure to function freely
-uncontrolled automatic fire
What are the common stoppages of the M2 .50 Cal?
-Failure to feed
What are the ten major components of the M2 .50 Cal?
-Back Plate Group
-Barrel Buffer Body
-Barrel Extension Group
-Driving Spring Rod Assembly
What is the max range, max area, and max point ranges for the M-203 grenade launcher?
-max range 400 meters
-max effective area range 350 meters
-max effective point range 150 meters
What is the minimum aiming range of the M-203 grenade launcher?
14 to 38 meters
What is the rate of fire for the M-203 grenade launcher?
5 to 7 rounds per minute
What FM Covers the M-203 grenade launcher?
What are the two types of sights on the M-203 grenade launcher?
Describe the M-203 grenade launcher
The M-203 grenade launcher is a lightweight, single-shot, breech-loaded, pump action, shoulder fired weapon that is attached to an M-16 rifle or M-4 rifle with rail system.
At what range do you zero an M-203?
What is the weight of the M-240B?
What FM covers the M-240B machine gun?
FM 3-22.68 chapter three
Desrcibe the M-240B?
The M-240B is a 7.62 millimeter, belt fed, air-cooled, gas-operated, fully automatic machine gun that fires from the open bolt position.
What is the max range of the M-240B?
What is the max effective area target range of the M-240B?
tripod- 1100 meters
bipod- 800 meters
What is the max effective point target range of the M-240B?
tripod- 800 meters
bipod- 600 meters
What is the length of the M-240B?
What are the typs of ammunition used in the M-240B?
What is the maximum range of the M-249 saw?
What is the max effective area target range of the M-249 saw?
tripod- 1,000 meters
bipod- 800 meters
What is the max effective point target range of the M-249 saw?
tripod- 800 meters
bipod- 600 meters
What is the weight of the M-249 saw?
What is the length of the M-249 saw?
Describe the M-249 saw
The M-249 saw is a 5.56 millimeter, belt or magazine fed, air-cooled, gas-operated, fully automatic weapon that fires from the open-bolt position.
What Fm covers the M-249 saw?
What are the rates of fire for the M-249 saw?
sustained- 100 rounds per minute
rapid- 200 rounds per minute
cyclic- 650 to 850 rounds per minute
What are the clearing procedures for clearing the M-249 saw?
-weapon on fire
-charging handle forward
-weapon on safe
-open feed tray cover
-perform 5 point inspection
-between bolt and chamber
-close feed tray cover and and ride bolt forward
What are the eight major groups of the M-249 saw?
-Operating rod group
-buttstock and buffer spring assembly
-trigger mechanism group
-gas cylinder group
What are the seven steps of functioning for the M-249 saw?
What are the three assault firing positions for the M-249 saw?
What are the six types of hand grenades?
-practice and training
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