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 coach learns what to look for and what to check as he provides guidance to the firer. Marksmanship Fundamentals I training program continued. Are leaders accurately evaluating firing performance, based on accurately recorded data and results? What are your performance goals? 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.

Once these phases are mastered the soldier progresses into advanced optics, and lasers. Conduct PRI; review four fundamentals.

The M cartridge has a grain, gilded metal-jacketed, lead alloy core bullet with a steel penetrator. The soldier dm tenses marksmansbip shoulders when expecting the rifle to fire.

Enforce proper and accurate shot group marking. The weapon must be cocked, to point the lever toward SAFE. It can be used on the M16A2 madksmanship, M4 carbine, and M4 modular weapon system. A good instructor-trainer must understand the training phases and techniques for developing marksmanship skills, and he must possess the following qualifications.

Once this is accomplished the soldier is now ready 2.29 conduct zeroing procedures. Immediate action involves quickly applying a possible correction to reduce a stoppage without performing troubleshooting procedures to determine the actual cause. Tighten the torque-limiting knob not shown here until it clicks two times.

When the soldier is trained in all phases of rifle marksmanship a solid sustainment program is the key to mission readiness.


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

Used in all rifles. If a projectile is lodged in the barrel, do not try to remove 22.99. After zeroing, downrange feedback should be conducted. Do your soldiers demonstrate proficiency in moving target engagements? A better firing performance should be expected, and the instructor-trainer should ensure the soldier is properly applying the four marksmanship fundamentals.

The evaluator must know the scenario, the location of targets, the friendly plan, and SOPs. Rife soldiers demonstrate an understanding of the weapon’s operation, functioning, and capabilities? Excessive carbon buildup on the firing pin FigureA is often the cause, because the full forward travel of the firing pin is restricted. A small change in eye relief normally occurs each time that the firer assumes a different firing position.

Customers who bought this product also purchased Then adjust the elevation knob one more marksmaship clockwise. The rifle eifle in the V formed by the thumb and fingers of the non- firing hand. The initial live-fire training should be a grouping exercise with the purpose of practicing and refining marksmanship fundamentals. Both rail grabbers attach accessories on the upper receiver and on all four sides rifl the RAS.

Alternate Qualification Courses FM A malfunction can occur when loading the rifle or during the cycle of operation. Shot groups indicate minor shooting error. Unless otherwise stated, whenever the masculine gender is used, both men and women are included. Those that show a complete penetration of the primer by the firing pin could also indicate failure of the cartridge to fully seat in the chamber.

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

It amplifies reflected light, such as moonlight, starlight, and sky glow, rfile that the viewed scene becomes clearly visible to the operator. The hammer spring drives the hammer forward.


The other positions are added later in training to support tactical conditions. A novice firer can learn to place the rifle in a steady position and to correctly aim at the target if he follows the basic principles. Once the magazine has been loaded into the rifle, the forward movement of the bolt carrier group could lack enough force generated by the expansion of the action spring to feed, chamber, or lock the bolt Figure The three- round shot group allows the firer’s performance to be evaluated.

The results are reviewed to determine unit weaknesses and which individuals require special attention. How often are weapons reassigned between individuals? Aiming practice is conducted before firing live rounds. This is the standard thread size for a camera tripod adapter, which is used to attach standard camera or video accessories.

Requires burying in the ground, dumping in streams or marshes, or scattering so widely as to preclude recovery of essential parts. However, when adequate instruction is provided, peer coaching can be helpful even in the IET environment. The destruction of equipment is reported through regular command channels.

The instructor-trainer can enhance this enthusiasm by being considerate of his soldiers’ feelings and by encouraging firing abilities throughout training, which can also make teaching a rewarding experience. Shot groups with consistent aiming and major shooting error. A year-round marksmanship sustainment program is needed for the unit to maintain the individual and collective firing proficiency requirements to accomplish its mission.

If destruction of the individual rifle must be performed to prevent enemy use, the rifle must be damaged so it cannot be restored to a usable condition.