Hours

TASK: Detect and engage moving and stationary targets with the M16A1/A2 rifle (practice).

CONDITIONS: Day, on a remote target system range, given an M16A1/A2 rifle, 8 moving target exposures at ranges from 35 to 125 meters, 2 stationary target exposures at ranges of 175 and 300 meters, and 10 rounds of ammunition; engage targets from the semi supported firing position while wearing a helmet and LBE.

STANDARDS: Obtain at least 5 target hits on the 10 targets exposed.

NOTE: Soldiers who do not hit at least 5 out of 10 target exposures will perform remedial training before firing the 40-round scenario.

TASK: Explain the semi supported firing position. CONDITIONS: Given an explanation and demonstration. STANDARDS: Explain the following performance measures:

a. Increase the grip of the non firing hand.

b. Lift the non firing elbow to maintain a smooth track.

c. Maintain rearward pressure with the firing hand.

d. Lift the firing elbow to maintain a smooth track.

e. Spread feet a comfortable distance apart.

f. Do not assume chest-to-wall contact.

TASK: Apply lead guidance rules using the Aid to Improved Marksmanship (AIM) booklet.

CONDITIONS: Given an explanation and practical application using the AIM booklet.

STANDARDS: Each soldier must select the correct lead on a target in an AIM booklet exercise.

NOTE: Each soldier is tested by the instructor at the end of the exercise.

TASK: Perform rapid magazine change.

CONDITIONS: Given an M16A1/A2 rifle and two magazines.

STANDARDS: Perform a rapid magazine change within 5 seconds.

TASK: Engage the dry-fire mover.

CONDITIONS: Given an explanation, practical exercise, and an M16A1/A2 rifle, the dry-fire mover is engaged from the semi supported firing position.

STANDARDS: Correctly apply the moving target techniques of tracking and trapping.

TASK: Detect and engage moving and stationary targets with the M16A1/A2 rifle (record fire).

CONDITIONS: Day, on a remote target system range, given an M16A1/A2 rifle, 30 moving target exposures at ranges from 35 to 125 meters, 10 stationary target exposures at ranges of 175 and 300 meters, and 40 rounds of ammunition; engage targets from the semi supported firing position.

STANDARDS: Obtain at least 15 target hits on the 40 targets exposed.

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