Flashcards in Weapons/BRM Deck (11)
What is the FM concerning the M16/A2 Rifle?
Name the five phases in Basic Rifle Marksmanship.
Preliminary Rifle Instruction
Advanced Rifle Marksmanship
Advanced Optics, Laser and Iron Sights
What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship?
Proper Aim (Sight Picture)
During Preliminary Marksmanship Training (PMI), what are the only two positions
Individual Foxhole supported
Basic Prone unsupported
What are the two basic elements of the Sight Picture?
Placing of the Aiming Point
Describe the proper procedures for applying remedial action with the M16/A2.
Try to place the weapon on safe
Remove the magazine
Lock the bolt to the rear
Place the weapon on safe if not already done
Name the different categories of malfunctions on the M16/A2.
Failure to feed, chamber or lock
Failure to fire cartridge
Failure to Extract
Failure to Eject
Describe the M16/A2 Rifle.
A 5.56 mm, magazine fed, gas-operated, air-cooled, semiautomatic or three-round burst,
hand-held, shoulder-fired weapon.
What is the muzzle velocity of the M16/A2 Rifle?
3,100feet per second
What is the overall length of the M16/A2 Rifle?