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 M4-series carbine Figure features several modifications that make it an ideal weapon for close combat operations. Have you clearly stated the intent of record fire? Can your soldiers correctly apply immediate-action procedures to reduce weapon stoppages and then quickly continue to fire?

After all phases of rifle marksmanship are accomplished the final stage is to conduct collective training during unit live-fire training exercises. From an unsupported position, the firer riifle a greater wobble area than from a supported position.

Do you integrate marksmanship skills into tactical exercises and unit live-fire exercises? Turn the rifle in to the armorer. When slapping up on the magazine, be careful not to knock a round out of the riifle into the line of the bolt carrier, causing more problems. Training Phases Section II. If many common errors are observed, it is appropriate to call the group together for more discussion and demonstration of proper procedures and to provide feedback.


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

If the aiming light and rail grabber are removed as a whole unit and mounted onto the same rail, the system will retain zero. Mission of the Squad Designated Marksman If several malfunctions occur and are not corrected by cleaning and lubricating, the ejector spring, extractor spring, and extractor should be replaced.

If the M68 is remounted onto the same notch, it will retain zero. If support is used properly, the soldier should be able to relax most of his muscles.

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M16A2-Series Weapons Figure Using training aids such as the M15A1 aiming card can do this. Therefore, the firer can place the tip of the front sight post on the aiming point, but the eye must be focused on the tip of the front sight post.

The functioning of certain parts of the rifle changes when firing automatically. The purpose of shot-group analysis is to identify firer errors on the single shots of a shot group so the soldier can correct these errors while firing the next shot group.

This is not a precise marking that requires a measurement but a procedure to help shot-group analysis. No sight adjustments should be made to the sights until the firer can shoot six consecutive shots two shot groups inside a 4-centimeter circle. This manual provides guidance for planning and executing training on the 5.

Organization of Grouping on a meter range.


When storing ammunition in the open is necessary, rlfle must be raised on dunnage at least 6 inches from the ground and protected with a cover, leaving enough space for air circulation. The firer is the best judge of the quality of his position.

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Once the extender is installed, the accessory is installed on top of the extender and tightened. Suppressive Fire What feedback was provided? The soldier must successfully dry-fire his weapon six consecutive times without the washer falling to the ground. Soldiers who are exposed to the FM Some examples of marking techniques are paint markers and grease pencils.

Check for damaged magazine. Press bottom of bolt catch and allow bolt to move forward until it engages bolt catch. Soldiers can perform a function check on their weapon refer to TM 0. When training the beginner, the instructor- trainer could confront problems such as fear, nervousness, forgetfulness, failure to understand, and a lack of coordination or determination.

The locking clamp 1 must grasp the RAS, and the screw that tightens the rail grabber must be tightened with a field tool such as a multipurpose tool.