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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Priority is given in the following order: The carrier should not be forced. Individual foxhole supported firing position. Upon entering the position, the soldier adds or removes dirt, sandbags, or other supports to adjust for his height. Point of impact for M16A1 with standard sights.

FM Table of Contents

The sight picture includes fj basic elements: The ultimate performance of this task is combat. If the front sight strays from the target during the firing process, pressure on the trigger should be held constant and resumed as soon as sighting is corrected. He must explain the targets and the zeroing and scoring procedures. Short recoil cycles and fouled or corroded rifle chambers are the most common causes of failures to extract.

For example, at the meter line, any error in rifle alignment is multiplied 50 times. Kneeling Unsupported Firing Position To apply the corrective steps for remedial action, first try to place the weapon on SAFE, then remove the magazine, lock the bolt to the rear, and place the weapon on safe if not already done. Modes of Fire Individual Foxhole Supported Firing Position. This manual is organized to lead the trainer through the material needed to conduct training during initial entry training IET and unit sustainment training.


Remedial action is the continuing effort to determine the cause for a stoppage or malfunction and to try to clear the stoppage once it has been identified.

While retraction of the charging handle usually frees the cartridge and permits removal, the charging handle must not be released until the position of the next live round is determined. Training Assessment M16A1 rifle marksmqnship zero.

Mount the rail grabber all the way forward on the top or either side of the RAS 2 ensuring it does not extend beyond the end of the RAS.

Dime and Washer Exercise. The commander must ensure that selected instructor-trainers can effectively train other soldiers. Send comments and recommendations for improving this manual to doctrine benning.

The binding is with coil, allowing easy flipping of pages without jamming. Locating Targets For ease of reference the shorter lengths can be referred to by the number of ribs along their outer surfaces. Therefore, the firer can place the tip of the front sight post on the aiming point, fmm the eye must be focused on the tip of the front marksjanship post.


Commanders can use this guide not only to assess their unit’s marksmanship proficiency, but to assess the leaders of their units and their ability to effectively rifpe a marksmanship program. He should explain that this shot group size is not due to weapon or ammunition performance. If you havent already done so, place weapon on SAFE. The training extender is only used when the Insight rail grabber is top mounted.

Do the sergeants do the job they are charged with? The proponent of this publication is the U. A suggested train-the-trainer program is outlined below: Remove the carrying handle and mount the M68 1 by tightening the thumbscrew clamping knob.

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

After zeroing, downrange feedback should be conducted. Too often soldiers disregard the fundamentals while under the pressure of combat. Ensure small aperture is being used. Ensure that the magazine is locked into place by 33 pulling down on the magazine. Live-fire applications are scheduled after the soldier has demonstrated preliminary skills.

How will it be conducted?