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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A series of scaled-silhouette targets provide unlimited situations for training on the 25 -meter range if marksmaship field-fire or KD ranges are not available. Adjusting this point to the desired point of aim eliminates this movement. Shot grouping should be conducted between dry-fire training and zeroing. Most soldiers enjoy firing regardless of their performance and begin with great enthusiasm.

Table shows training devices a commander may use to sustain weapons proficiency.

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

The proponent of this publication is the U. It is another way to confirm zero and requires the application of the four fundamentals.

The evaluator must also know the fundamentals of marksmanship to detect soldiers’ mistakes and review them during the after- action review AAR. Majority of the round must be inside the circle to be counted. The objective is to establish a steady position under various conditions. This POP or reduced recoil could be the result of a round being fired without enough force to send the projectile out of the barrel.

Two types of breath control techniques are practiced during dry fire.

At the same time, the extractor claw grips the rim of the cartridge, and the ejector is compressed. If the bolt has moved rearward far enough to strip a live round from the FM Trainer Certification Program Based on this evaluation, marksmanship training programs can be developed and executed.

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This is not a malfunction. FM stresses marksmanship as a paramount soldier skill. It also allows the torque-limiting knob 2 to be 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. Boresighting is conducted at 10 meters with the borelight, weapon, aiming device and a meter offset.

The training strategy for basic rifle marksmanship begins in IET and continues in the unit. Check the receiver and the chamber areas for ammunition. The Picatinny rail grabber 4 on the bottom of the TWS is then aligned with a notch on the bracket, ensuring the TWS is positioned to accommodate an effective firing position once the eyecup 5 is depressed.

The gas then expands. The rifle hand guard rests on the heel of the hand in the V formed by the thumb and fingers. 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.

Refer to Appendix A for a detailed explanation of the target box and paddle exercise and training standards. Soldiers can correctly manipulate their sights without assistance refer to TM 0. When the selector lever Figure is set on the Marsmanship position, the rifle continues to fire as long as the trigger is held back and ammunition is in the magazine. The user may only remove the lower assembly marksmaship perform preventive maintenance checks and services PMCS.

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

The burst cam rotates until it reaches the stop notch. Soldiers must confirm the battle sight 22.9 of their assigned rifles before conducting a qualification firing. This action causes the cam pin and bolt assembly to rotate simultaneously until the locking lugs of the bolt are no longer in line behind the locking lugs of the barrel extension.


These strategies focus on developing the critical soldier and leader skills required for success in combat.

Rotate the windage knob 5 to align the index mark 6 on the meter aperture with the long center index line on the rear sight assembly. Once the preferred location for the M68 is located, the M68 must be zeroed to that notch if different from the notch the M68 was previously marksmansbip on. This paragraph describes the primary categories of malfunctions. Back-Up Iron Sight Check receiver for broken hammer spring.

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Soldiers are taught peer coaching techniques and responsibilities IAW this manual. This indicates a worn sear, cam, or disconnector.

Priority is given in the following order: Shot grouping is a form of practice firing with two primary objectives: For example, 27 rounds are allocated for the grouping exercise, if the soldier groups in 1 8 rounds, he can fire the remaining 9 rounds from the unsupported firing position.

Check magazine catch adjustment for damage. While the bolt and bolt carrier could move rearward only a short distance, more commonly the bolt and bolt carrier recoil fully to the rear, leaving the cartridge case in the chamber. Turn in to armorer to repair and replace trigger group parts as required. This exercise incorporates all four fundamentals while giving immediate downrange feedback.

The instructor-trainer must isolate errors, explain them, and help the firer concentrate on correcting them.