Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

FM 3-22.68

M249 SAW

QuestionAnswer
What is the maximum range of the M249 (SAW)? 3600 meters
What is the maximum effective range of the M249 with tripod and T+E? 1,000 meters
What is the maximum range of the M249 against an area target for both tripod and bipod? Tripod –1,000 meters Bipod –800 meters
What is the maximum range of the M249 against a point target for both tripod and bipod? Tripod –800 meters Bipod –600 meters
What does S.A.W. stand for? Squad Automatic Weapon
What is the weight of the M249? 16.41pounds
What is the basic load of ammunition for the M249? 1,000 rounds
What is the length of the M249 40.87inches
Describe the M249. The M249 machine gun is a gas-operated, air-cooled, belt or magazine-fed, automatic weapon that fires from the open-bolt position.
What FM covers the M249? FM 3-22.68
What are the rates of fire for the M249? -Sustained rate is 100 rounds per minute -Rapid rate is 200 rounds per minute -Cyclic rate is 650 to 850 rounds per minute
What are the 8 major groups of the M249? 1. Operating Rod Group 2. Barrel Group 3. Handguard Group 4. Buttstock and Buffer Assembly Group 5. Trigger Mechanism Group 6. Gas Cylinder Group 7. Bipod Group 8. Receiver Group
The M249 is loaded, fired, unloaded and cleared from what bolt position? The open bolt position
What are the steps to the cycle of functioning for the M249? -Feeding -Chambering -Locking -Firing -Unlocking -Extracting -Cocking
How do you adjust for windage with the M249? Adjustments for windage are made by traversing the rear sight right and left along the sliding scale.
How do you adjust for elevation with the M249? Adjustments for elevation (range) require the automatic rifleman to turn the elevation knob (closest to the buttstock) on the rear sight to the desired range setting.
Name 3 assault firing positions used with the M249 1. Shoulder 2. Hip 3. Underarm
What are two unique features of the M249? It has a regulator to change the rate of fire, and it is fed by M16 magazines as well as belt fed
Created by: mattcobbs
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards