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Army Board (Weapons)
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what FM covers M16/A2?
FM 3-22.9 or now know as TC 3-22.9
what is muzzle velocity of the M16/A2 Rifle?
3,100 feet per second
describe the M16/A2 Rifle?
-semiautomatic or three round burst
weight of M16 rifle without magazine and sling?
three major components of the M16?
bolt carrier group
what is the basic load of ammunition for the M16/A2 Rifle?
7, 30 round magazines. 210 rounds total
three max effective rates of fire for M16?
semi- 45 rmp
burst- 90 rmp
sustained- 12 to 15 rmp
first thing you should do when you handle a weapon?
make sure you clear it
what is remedial action?
continuing effort to determine the cause for stoppage, once identified try to clear stoppage
4 proper procedures for applying remedial action?
1. try and put weapon on safe
2.remove the magazine
3.lock the bolt to the rear
4.place weapon on safe if not already done
what is immediate action?
quickly apply a possible correction(SPORTS) : should only be preformed once
what are the four different categories of malfunctions on m16?
-failure to feed
-failure to fire
-failure to extract
-failure to eject
what are the 3 ranges for M16?
max range-3600 meters
max effective range for a point target-550 meters
max effective for an area target-800 meters
what is the overall length of M16?
what are the 8 steps in the functioning of M16?
what malfunction will not allow the weapon to be placed on safe?
weight of M4 rifle without magazine and sling?
what is the M4 Rifle muzzle velocity?
2,970 feet per second
characteristics of the m249?
-belt or magazine fed
-automatic weapon that fires from open bolt position
what are two unique features of the M249?
it has a regulator to change the rate of fire
-fed by m16 magazines or belt fed
max range of m249?
weight of the m249?
basic load of ammunition for the m249?
what are the steps to the cycle of functioning for the M249?
what are the three assault firing positions used with the M249?
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