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Discuss Rule 1 of Weapons Safety

Treat every weapon as if it were loaded

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Discuss Rule 2 of Weapons Safety

Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot

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Discuss Rule 3 of Weapons Safety

Keep your finger straight and off the trigger until you are ready to fire

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Discuss Rule 4 of Weapons Safety

Keep the weapon on "Safe" until you intend to fire

5

In what condition shall a weapon be when first acquired?

Condition 4. No magazine inserted, chamber empty

6

Define Weapons Condition 1

Round in chamber, magazine inserted, slide forward, safety on

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Define Weapons Condition 2

Does not apply to m9 or m11. Only applies to shotguns

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Define Weapons Condition 3

Magazine inserted, slide forward, safety on, NO round in chamber

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Define Weapons Condition 4

Slide forward, NO round in chamber, NO magazine inserted

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Describe the weapons command of Load

Slap a magazine in

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Describe the weapons command of Make Ready

Lock and load. Put a round in the chamber

12

Describe the weapons command of Target or Fire

Shoot. Kill. Maim. Destroy.

13

Describe the weapons command of Cease Fire

Stop shooting

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Describe the weapons command of Unload

Pop the magazine out that thing.

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Describe the weapons command of Show Clear

Have a second person make sure there are no rounds in the chamber

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What is a No Fire or Stoppage?

An unintentional interruption in the cycle of operations; normally discovered when the weapon does not fire

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Discuss the functions/safety checks required of a weapon prior to firing

Check basic components, make sure the slide is seated properly, cock/decock, safety on/off

18

What is a malfunction?

Failure of a firearm to function as designed or fire satisfactorily

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What's the cause of an audible pop or reduced recoil?

Only a portion of the propellant is ignited

20

Describe the Operation of the M11Service Pistol

Sig Sauer P226. Load and shoot, semi-auto. Very simple weapon to operate. Double action to single action. No external safety, does have a decocking lever

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How many rounds does the M11 hold?

15

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What are the components of the M11?

Barrel, slide, frame, recoil spring guide, recoil spring

23

What is the maximum effective range of the M11?

50m

24

Describe the operation of the M9 Service Pistol

semi-auto

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How many rounds does the M9 hold?

15

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What are the components of the M9?

Barrel, slide, recoil spring, recoil spring guide, receiver, magazine, barrel and locking block assembly

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What is the maximum effective range of the M9?

50m

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What is a Misfire?

Fail to fire, explode, or ignite as or when expected

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What is a Cookoff?

Barrel becomes hot enough to ignite ordnance without inducing the firing sequence

30

State the cycle of operations in a firing cycle

Feed, Chamber, Lock, Fire, Unlock, Extract, Eject, Cock

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Discuss loading/unloading procedures for the M9 and M11

Insert Magazine. Chamber a round. Decock. Loaded.

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Explain range safety rules and the duty of the Range Safety Officer

Keep the weapon pointed downrange. Only load the weapon on the firing line. If you have a stoppage you cannot clear yourself, raise your hand and ask for the RSO