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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This is a failure of a cartridge to fire despite the fact that a round has been chambered, the trigger pulled, and the sear released the hammer. When this occurs, a cleaning rod can be inserted into the bore from the muzzle end. M16A1 rifle mechanical zero.

All trainers must understand that rifle marksmanship is not a series of exercises to be trained in a planned sequence. The mf comes with a 5.

Those trainers who fail to attend or fail any phase of the diagnostic examination will be assigned to subsequent training. The personnel designated to present instruction must complete the phases of the program in the sequence described. The gas then expands. To check the effectiveness of a unit’s marksmanship program, constant evaluation is required. IET provides field units soldiers who have been trained and who have demonstrated proficiency to standard in basic rifle marksmanship.

Shot grouping should be conducted between dry-fire training and zeroing. This exercise reinforces the basic fundamentals while refining the soldier’s muscle memory during the integrated act of dry firing. If a second live round is fed into the primer of the chambered live round, the rifle could explode and cause personal injury. Firers develop the knowledge and skills required to perform with confidence on the field-fire range, where only hit-or-miss information is available.

Soldiers assigned as marksmanship trainers will have marksmanzhip experience and knowledge of training procedures and methods. The X represents the center of all three shot groups.


How is it done?

Rifl defective or worn firing pin can give the same results. A small change in eye relief normally occurs each time that the firer assumes a different firing position. Checklist for the Coach.

It has a green tip 5, Figurepage He must learn how to establish a steady position during integrated act of dry-fire training Figure Jarksmanship necessary, the soldier should mechanically zero the weapon as follows: The grip of the non-firing hand is light. Table shows training devices a commander may use to sustain weapons proficiency.

The soldier should be mindful of how the nose touches the charging handle and should be consistent when doing so. This jarksmanship specifically focuses on the soldier’s position, breathing and sight picture. If the trigger is not properly 222.9, the rifle will be misaligned with the target at the moment of firing. Return charging handle to full forward position.

Rifle marksmanship programs must be continuous. Firers with these shot groups should receive dry-fire training to help correct firing problems.

Demonstrate the integrated act of shooting during dry fire exercises. BIS in the stowed position. The designated strike zone is a 4-by-4 square designating where the rounds should impact when you aim center mass. Single-Lead Rule for Moving Targets In addition to spot checks and direct observation of training, assessment includes a review of past training, which provides valuable information for developing a training plan.

A year-round marksmanship sustainment program is needed for the unit to maintain the individual and collective firing proficiency requirements to accomplish its mission. Placement should allow shoulders to remain level. It involves placing the tip of the front sight post in the center of the rear sight aperture Figure As the bolt carrier group moves rearward, it engages the buffer assembly and compresses the action spring into the lower receiver extension.

Personnel turnover is a main factor in decay of collective skills, since the loss of critical team members requires retraining to regain proficiency.


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

Basic Prone Unsupported Firing Position. The instructor or trainer emphasizes this point by having the firer focus on the target and then focus back on the front sight post. Since all soldiers in units have completed BRM, peer coaching should yield better results.

The remote switch should be attached to the weapon where it is most convenient for the firer without interfering with the functioning of the weapon or hindering the firer’s ability to fire marosmanship weapon.

The RAS provides a secure mounting point for various accessories that may be mounted top, left and right.

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

Trigger squeeze is important for two reasons: His job marksmxnship to impart knowledge and to assist the soldier so he can gain the practical experience needed to become a good firer. The coach usually assumes a position like that of the firer Figurewhich is on the firing side of the firer.

He must explain the targets and the zeroing and scoring procedures. F should explain that this shot group size is not due to weapon or ammunition performance.

FM Table of Contents

An effective marksmanship program can be measured by the unit’s ability to put effective fire on FM A task taught correctly and learned well is retained longer and skills can be sustained. The peer coach assists mqrksmanship firer in obtaining a good position and in adjusting sandbags. Check receiver for broken hammer spring. Two consecutive 3-round groups are shot with 6 of 6 rounds in the 4-cm circle.

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