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1

What is the FM concerning the M16/A2 Rifle?

FM 3-22.9

2

Name the five phases in Basic Rifle Marksmanship.

Preliminary Rifle Instruction
Downrange Feedback
Field Fire
Advanced Rifle Marksmanship
Advanced Optics, Laser and Iron Sights

3

What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship?

Steady Position
Proper Aim (Sight Picture)
Breathing
Trigger Squeeze

4

During Preliminary Marksmanship Training (PMI), what are the only two positions
taught?

Individual Foxhole supported
Basic Prone unsupported

5

What are the two basic elements of the Sight Picture?

Sight Alignment
Placing of the Aiming Point

6

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

7

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

8

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.

9

What is the muzzle velocity of the M16/A2 Rifle?

3,100feet per second

10

What is the overall length of the M16/A2 Rifle?

39.63inches

11

What is the muzzle velocity of the M4 Rifle?

2,970feet per second