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RBSG Marksmanship

M4 Weapons 3-22.9

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What Army Field Manual covers the M16 A4? FM 3-22.9
What is the first thing you should do when you handle a weapon? Make sure you clear it
Name the five phases in Basic Rifle Marksmanship 1. Preliminary Rifle Instruction 2. Downrange Feedback 3. Field Fire 4. Advanced Rifle Marksmanship 5. Advanced Optics, Laser and Iron Sights
What is the purpose of a weaponeer? The weaponeer is capable of simulating all of the BRM live fire scenarios without firing rounds
What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship? 1. Steady Position 2. Proper Aim (Sight Picture) 3. Breathing 4. Trigger Squeeze
During Preliminary Marksmanship Training (PMI), what are the only two positions taught? 1. Individual Foxhole supported 2. Basic Prone unsupported
What are the two basic elements of the Sight Picture? 1. Sight Alignment 2. Placing of the Aiming Point
What does the acronym SPORTS stand for? Slap, Pull, Observe, Release, Tap and Shoot
What is remedial action? Remedial action is the continuing effort to determine the cause for a stoppage ormal function and to try to clear the stoppage once it has been identified
Describe the proper procedures for applying remedial action with the M4. 1. Try to place the weapon on safe 2. Remove the magazine 3. Lock the bolt to the rear 4. Place the weapon on safe if not already done
Describe the proper procedure for applying immediate action with the M4. SPORTS
Is SPORTS an Immediate or Remedial Action? Immediate Action
What is immediate action? Quick correction to reduce stoppage without troubleshooting procedures that determine the cause.
How many times should immediate action be performed? once
What is a malfunction? Stoppage from mechanical failure of the weapon, mag or ammo which ceases weapon firing.
Name the different categories of malfunctions for the M4. Failure to feed, chamber or lock, fire, extract, eject.
What is stoppage? A failure of a firearm to complete the cycle of operation.
How do you clear stoppage? Immediate or remedial action?
What is the definition of maximum effective range? greatest distance at which a soldier can hit a target.
What does CLP stand for? Cleaner, lubricant, preservative
Describe the M4 5.56mm magazine fed, gas operated air cooled semi/three round burst, hand held, shoulder fired weapon.
What are the 7 types of ammo for the M4? ball, trace, dummy, blank, green tip ball, red tip tracer, blue tip plastic
M4 weight without mag, sling? 6.5 lbs
M4 weight with sling and 30 round mag? 7.5 lbs
Max effective rate of semiautomatic for M4? 45 rounds per min
Max effective rate of M4 burst? 90 rounds per min
Max effective sustained rate for M4? 12-15 rounds per min
Muzzle velocity of the M4? 2,970 feet per second
Maximum range M4? 3600 M
Maximum POINT target range for M4? 500 M
Max AREA target range? 600 M
Describe barrel rifiling for the M4. 1/7 right hand twist
Basic load of the M4? 210 total rounds, 7 mags of 30 rounds
elevation knob adjust the point of aim for the M4 rifle how much? 300-600M
Overall closed buttstock length of the M4? 29.75 in
Overall OPEN buttstock length of the M4? 33 in
What are the 8 steps in the function of the M4? feeding, chambering, locking, firing, unlocking, extracting, ejecting, cocking
What part of the M4 rail adapter system may be removed for PMCS? Only the lower assembly
Describe M4 clearing procedures. Muzzle safe direction, place safe, drop magazine, lock bolt rear, (place on safe if not done so) , visual inspection of receiver and chamber, allow bolt forward, semi, squeeze trigger, charge weapon place on safe, close ejector port.
Functions check M4. SAFE, pull trigger, hammer should not fall. SEMI, pull the trigger and hold, hammer should fall. holding trigger charge weapon. release trigger, pull trigger hammer fall.
Created by: james_w85