Ord D

Figure 5-1, Cartridge, 5,56-MM, Ball, M 93 Blank Not known - under development. Tracer Tip of bullet is painted orange for a distance of approximately 5 16 inch. 5-9. GRADES. Small arms ammunition iB graded primarily on the qualities which make the lot especially suited for use in a particular class of weapons for example, a lot of ammunition assigned grade R is especially suited for use in rifles. Current grades of all existing lot8 of small-arms ammunition are established by the Army Materiel...

Explanation Of Columns

The group listings area breakdown of the equipment by physical description which is supported by illustrations. 9-5. FIGURE AND INDEX. (Column 1)). a. The figure and index numbers are arranged numerically in the Group Assembly Parts List The primary use of figure and index numbers is to aid in locating a part in the Group Ass embly Parts List after the part has been located in the Illustration- Parts not illustrated will be marked - NI. b. If a part n umb e r is known, the figure...

Section Purpose And Scope

Improving this equipment manual by the indivi-du a 1 user i s authorised and encouraged 0 A Form 2028 will be used for reporting these improvements This form will be completed in triplicate using pencil, pen or typewriter, and forwarded by th individual using the manual. The original and one copy will be forwarded direct to U* S Army Weapons Command ATTN AMSWE-SMM-P Rock Island Arsenal Rock Island, Illinois 61202 One Information copy will be provided to the in-dividual1 s immediate supervisor...

General

This section contains instructions on disassembly and assembly. The number in the upper left-hand corner of illustration gives the sequence of disassembly. The number in the lower right-hand corner of illustration gives the sequence of assembly. The rifle is composed of three groups bolt carrier group, lowe r receiver group, and upper receiver group (figure 3-4), Disassembly and assembly for operator is covered in chapter III.

Info

Place the rifle on a suitable pile of combustible material. Pour gasoline or oil over the rifle and the combustible material. Ignite and take cover. A hot fire is required to render the rifle useless. Elapsed time about 3 minutes. When igniting gasoline, due consideration should be given to the highly flammable nature of gasoline and its vapor. Carelessness in its use may result in painful burns. b. If a welding or cutting torch is available, burn through the barrel and receiver assembly....

Itt General

The bayonet-knife (figure 1-2) ii utilized for close combat, guarding of prisoners, riot duty, etc* It can also be used aaa general utility knife. The blade has a full cutting edge on the bottom and a 3 1 8 cutting edge on top running from the point. The handle fits comfortably and has a knurled surface for a firm grip. The bayonet-scabbard (figure 1-2) is used to carry the bayonet-knife when not being used on the rifle . 11-3, BAYONET, 11-4. INSTALLATION, 11-5, Refer to figure 3-3. 11-6,...

Ammunition

The ammunition (figure 5-1) for the 5.56-mm rifles Ml6 and XM16E1 is classified as small-arms ammunition and is issued in the form of a complete round. A complete round (cartridge) consists of all the components necessary to fire the weapon once, that is, projectile (bullet), cartridge case, propellant, and primer. 5-8. TYPES. When removed from their original packing containers, the cartridges may be identified by physical characteristics as follows Type Distinguishing Characteristics Ball...

Section

General. . 2-1 2. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE AND SHIPMENT 2-1 2-1 m OPERATION 3-1. Safety Procedure 3-1 3-3, 3-5. Cleaning and Lubrication Before Fixing 3-3 3-9. Loading . 3*3 3-12, 3-16. Stoppage and Immediate Action 3-3 3-19. 3-21, Installing Accessories , 3-4 3-23, Disassembly ABBembly *, , 3-4 3-25, Cleaning and Lubrication After Firing . , , , 3-10 3-26. Cleaning and Lubricating the Barrel 3-10 3-2 . Cleaning and Lubricating the Bolt Carrier Group . 3-10 3-28....

Section Preparation For

2-2 When anew or reconditioned rifle is received it is the responsibility of the officer in charge to determine whether the materiel has been properly prepared for Be rvice and to be sure it is in condition to perform its function. 2*3 All basic issue items, replacement parts, tools, and equipment will be checked with listing in chapter IX. 2-4 Arecord will be made of all m i s s in g parts, tools, and equipment and of any malfunctions. Corrective action will be initiated as quickly as possible

Bolt Catch

Ar15 Bolt Release

SELECTOR LEVER -NOTE RIFLE MUST BE COCKED BEFORE PLACING IN SAFE POSITION. SELECTOR LEVER - Selects SAFE position or type of firing. BOLT CATCH - Holds bolt and bolt carrier in open position. To engage bolt press lower tang of bolt catch. To release bolt press upper tang of bolt catch. CHARGING HANDLE - Retracts bolt and bolt carrier. FRONT SIGHT - To adjust elevation depress detent and rotate post. Each graduation (notch) moves the point of impact of the bullet 2.8 cm at 100 meters, 5.6 cm at...

Flat

Assemble in reverse order of disassembly. The grips may be installed on either aide of bayonet-knife but the right-hand grip (4) has the recesses for the screw heads 11 -12* Clean all parts of grease, oil, and dirt . 1 - 3* INSPECT AND REPAIR. a. Replace screws, if threads are stripped b. Replace cracked grips or replace left-hand grip, if threads in grip are stripped c. Replace spring pin, if worn or damaged d. Replace spring if, kinked, set, or broken , e. Remove nicks and dents, aB...

Nor

The instructions in this manual when different for each model will be noted accordingly 1-9 The rifles (figure 1-1) are light-weight, air-cooled, gas-operatedj magasine-fed> iboulder or hip guns and are designed for either full automatic or semiautomatic fire. The rifles accommodate a 20-round magazine, 1-10, Barrel is air-cooled and is provided with a flash suppressor and may serve as a grenade launcher and a front support for the bayonet. The barrel is surrounded by a heat resisting fibre...

Loading

The magazine has a capacity of twenty-rounds and maybe loaded with any amount up to that capacity. The magazine follower has a raised portion generally resembling the outline of a cartridge. Cartridges are loaded into the magazine so that the tips of the bullets point in the same direction as the raised portion of the follower. 3-11. LOADING THE RIFLE. The magazine may be inserted with the bolt and bolt carrier opened or closed. Hold the stock of the rifle under the...

Catch Pin To Be Flush Or Protruding Operator Authorized To Remove And Install See

MAGAZINE CATCH BUTTON - Releases magazine when pressed. DUST COVER - Remains closed to keep dust out and opens automatically when bolt carrier moves rearward or forward. MAGAZINE CATCH BUTTON - Releases magazine when pressed. DUST COVER - Remains closed to keep dust out and opens automatically when bolt carrier moves rearward or forward. REAR SIGHT - Has fwo apertures for range * Unmarked aperture - short (0-300 meters) range. L under aperture - long (300-500 meters) range. To adjust windoge -...

Source And Maintenance Codes

AIR FORCE SOURCE CODE (Column (2) (a)). The explanation of source codes is as follows PI - Identifies parts which may be requisitioned and installed by any maintenance level c on s is tent with the Command's authorized scope of maintenance. This code is applied to parts which are impractical to manufacture. P1D - Identifies parts which may be requisitioned and installed by USAF activities authorized depot-level maintenance only. This code is applied to parts which are impractical for service...

Ord Fi

Browning Buckmark Silhouette Pistol

BOLT MUST BE IN UNLOCKED POSITION FOR ASSEMBLY Remove Install bolt carrier and key. INSTALL Remove Install charging handle. Remove Install bolt carrier and key. Remove Install firing pin retaining pin. pin is to be in the forward Retaining pin is to be back of large shoulder on firing pin. Turn retaining pin when installing. Remove Install firing pin retaining pin. NOTE DO NOT OPEN OR CLOSE SPLIT END OF PIN

Explosive View Knife

Exploaded View Vector

Prior to disassembly, it is recommended that the right hand release and plate be marked to assist in identification when assembling the left and right hand releases (Figure 11-1). 11-9. Remove screws (1, figure 11-2) and lock wa dhers (2). Remove left (3) and right-hand grips (4), Remove spring pins (5) and releases (6 & 7), Remove spring (8), 11-1. Bayonet-Knife Marking and Identification of Releoses Figure 1 -2. Bayonet-Knife M7 - exploded view Figure 1 -2. Bayonet-Knife M7 - exploded view

Cleaning And Lubrication Before Firing

The necessary c 1 e an in g materials consist o a cleaning rod. patches, oil, solvent cleaning compound and a brush. Cal 30 patches may be used by cutting into 4 square pieces. Do not use cleaning agents other than those authorized in this manual. 3-7. CLEANING THE BARREL. Visually inspect the bore and c ham be r for condition and obstructions. Clean by pushing clean dry patches through the bore from the chamber to muzzle to remove all oil and dirt. 3-8. CLEANING AND LUBRICATING...

Replacement Of Parts

All replacement parts are interchangeable and require no adjustments when being installed in this rifle. However, to insure proper function and full reliability, the following precautions should be taken a. Do not inte rchange b o 11 s and bolt carriers. Keep a bolt with its original bolt car-rie r b. If replacement of e i t h e r part becomes necessary, carefully check the new part to see that it fits properly, operates smoothly and that proper headspace is provided figure 8-7 .

Precautions In Firing

The precautions in a ' through k below should be closely observed in order to prevent injury to personnel or damage to materiel. a. The cartridges should be free of sand, mud, moisture, frost, snow, ice, grease, or other foreign matter before loading into the magazine. b. Ammunition which is seriously corroded should not be fired. c. Brass cartridge cases are easily dented and should be protected from hard knocks and blows. Dented cartridge cases may cause incomplete obturation, jamming...

Function Check

A complete function check of the rifle consists of checking the operation of the rifle while the selector lever is in the SAFE, SEMI, and AUTO positions. The following sequence is used for a rapid complete check. Any portion of the check may be used alone to determine the operational condition of any specific fire selection. Disengage take down pin and open receivers. Hammer shall be in the cocked position. a. SAFE position. Pull trigger, hammer shall not fall, b. SEMIpositi on. Pull...

Bolt Rings

Ar15 Bcg Nomenclature

NOTE DO NOT REMOVE BOLT RINGS EXCEPT IF DAMAGED, THEN REPLACE, Remove Install bolt carrier Remove Install ejector pin. Remove Install ejector and ejector spring. CAUTION Torque will be applied or checked only when there is an indication -that the screws have moved from the staked position or event of replacement of key TORQUE 35-40 IN. LB. Renove lnstol I bo t catc - pivot pin Renove lnstol I bo t catc - pivot pin y NOTE Sl- FIG . 3-2. gt FOR ADJUSTMENT. y NOTE Sl- FIG . 3-2. gt FOR ADJUSTMENT.

Section Tabulated Data

Tabulated data pertaining to the general characteristic and performance are listed a Ml6 Rifle without magazine and oling 6. 3 lb XM16E1 Rifle without magazine and Bling . , 6. 5 lb Sling Ml lb Empty aluminum magazine - Z lb Loaded aluminum magazine , . - .7 lb Ml6 Rifle with sling and loaded magazine 7.41b XM16E1 Rifle with sling and loaded magazine 7.6 lb 9 lb Bipod Bipod case 2 lb Bayonet-Knife M7 6 lb Rifle with lash suppressor 39 in. Rifle with b yonet-knife . 44. 25 in. Barrel 20...

Classification

5-4 Based upon type of projectile, ammunition when available for use in this rifle will be classified as outlined in paragraphs a through d. a Ball cartridge, for use against light materiel targets and personnel. b. Blank cartridge, for simulated fire, in maneuvers, and in firing salutes. c. Tracer cartridge, for observation of fire, incendiary effect gt and signaling. 5-6. GENERAL. The type, caliber, model, and ammunition lot number, including the symbol of the manufacturer are necessary for...

Section Trouble Shooting

The information contained in this manual is to aid personnel whose responsibility it ia to restore worn, damaged, or inoperative equipment to a at la factory condition -This information include a both determination of cauae trouble shooting and corrective action. 8-3. All repair maintenance ahall be done with standard service equipment by all personnel trained in the uae of auch equipment, using techniques in accordance with procedure a in applicable regulations. Peraonnel using thia...

Cleaning And Lubricating The Barrel

Attach the wire brush to the cleaning rod, dip in solvent cleaning compound, and brush the bore thoroughly figure 3-6 . Brush the bore from c ham be r to muzzle using straight through strokes. Do not reverse direction of brush while in bore Push the brush through the bore until it extends beyond the muzzle. Continue until the bore is well covered with compound Remove the brush from the cleaning rod, and dry the bore by pushing through clean dry patches. Continue until patches comc out clean...

Buffer Retainer

Auto Bolt Carrier

Press in action spring guide assembly, depress buffer Remove Install action spring guide assembly and retainer, and then release guide, action sprina. Figure 3-5. Disassembly Assembly of Rifle Page 5 of 5 Remove Install trigger, trigger spring, disconnect, and disconnect spring. 3-25. CLEANING AND LUBRICATION AFTER FIRING . Allparts are to be cleaned with cleaning compound solvent PD 126 and dried thoroughly. Apply a light coat of lubricating oil to all metal surfaces including barrel under...

Inspection

Proper Pinned Bolt

8-14, Table 8-3 contains procedures for inspection. Inspect surfaces for cracks or defects. Check barrel extension for burrs, broken or worn locking lugs. Inspect bore for damage Check front sight for cracks and general condition. Inspect the receivers and all parts for cracks. Inspect all parts for wear or damage Check springs for condition, straightness and tension. Inspect bolt for condition of locking lugs, pitted or chipped bolt face, and elongated firing Inspect for broken bolt rings and...

Shop Inspection

This is an inspection of materiel received in maintenance shops for purpose of determining the degree of repair and parts requirement. This includes determination of modification work orders or TCTO's to be applied. b. IN-PROCESS INSPECTIONS. These are inspections performed in the process of repairing the materiel, to insure that all parts con-form to the prescribed repair standards, that the workmanship is in accordance with approved methods and procedures, and that...

List Of Illustrations

M16 Rifle Lower Receiver Diagram

Riflei 5.56-MM, M16 and XM16EI vi 1.2. Bayonet-Knife M7 and Bayonet-Knife Scabbard M8A1 1-5 1-3, Rifle Bipod, I-4. Bipod Case - 62309 1-5. Rifle Grease - 5cc Container - 5621059 , 1-5 1-6. Small Arm Cleaning Rod, 1-7, Clewing Brush - 11010021 ' 1-5 l_5r Combination Wrench - 1-9, Barrel Remover Jawi - 11010032 , , 1-6 1-10. Firing Pin Protrusion Cage - 7799735 . . , 1-6 1-11 . Headspace Gage Field Type - 7799734 1-6 3-1, Clearing 3-2. Controls 3-4. Rifle, 5,56-MM, Mlfc and XM16E1 - Major...