Qualification Standards

Qualification with the M249, M60/M240B machine gun consists of achieving the minimum standards for 10-meter day and transition day firing tables. One point is allowed for each round impacting within the scoring space (maximum of 7 points [M249] or 9 points [M60/M240B] for each space) for Firing Table I. For Firing Table II, 7 points (M249) or 9 points (M60/M240B) are allowed for each target hit whether the target is hit on the first or second burst. For Firing Table III, place an X in the hit column and place an O in the miss column. The maximum possible score for Firing Table I is 91 points (M249), 117 points (M60/M240B). A minimum of 63 points (M249), 81 points (M60/M240B) is required. The maximum score for Firing Table II is 110 points; at least

70 points must be scored on this table to qualify. The maximum possible score for Firing Table III is 11 hits. A minimum of 7 hits is required. The combined minimum total score is 133 (M249), 151 (M240B); the combined maximum total score is 201 points (M249), 227 points (M240B). The overall ratings are as follows:

EXPERT

GUNNER lst CLASS GUNNER 2nd CLASS UNQUALIFIED

M249

182 to 201 158 to 181 133 to 157 0 to 132

M60/M240B

206 to 227 180 to 205 151 to 179 0 to 150

The trainer uses DA Form 85-R (Scorecard for M249, M60/M240B Machine Gun) for recording the gunner's performance on the machine gun qualification range. The instructions for completing the scorecard are on its reverse side. For an example of a completed form, see Figure 4-23. A blank locally reproducible form is in the back of this manual. The instructions are on the back of the form explaining how to fill out the form:

Use the following procedures to fill out the M249, M60/M240B scorecard:

Enter the gunner's last name, first name, middle initial, and rank. Enter the gunner's social security number. Enter the gunner's unit designation. Enter the date of firing.

Enter the lane number for the gunner's firing point.

NAME:

SSN:

UNIT:

DATE:

LANE:

RECORD:

HIT/MISS:

TOTAL

HITS/

POINTS:

9. TOTAL SCORE:

Tasks used for record and qualification are Firing Table I, tasks 9 through 10; Firing Table II, tasks 2 through 8; and Firing Table III, tasks 4 through 10.

For Table I, tasks 9 through 10, enter the number of rounds impacting within target spaces (maximum of 7 [M249] or 9 [M60/M240B] per space). For Table II, tasks 2 through 8, and Table III, tasks 4 through 10, enter an X for a hit and an O for a miss (regardless of whether the target is hit on the first or second burst).

For Table I, tasks 9 through 10, give 1 point for each round impacting within a scoring space. For Table II, tasks 2 through 8, give 10 points for each target hit.

For Table III, tasks 4 through 10, enter the number of targets hit (no points awarded).

Add points from Tables IV and V. Use the following qualification levels*:

EXPERT GUNNER GUNNER 1ST CLASS GUNNER 2D CLASS UNQUALIFIED

M249

182-201 158-181 133-157 0-132

M60/M240B

206-227 180-205 151-179 0-150

The gunner must score 63 points (M249), 81 points (M60/M240B) on Table I, 70 points on Table II, and 6 hits on Table III to meet the minimum score for each.

The following is a summary of ammunition required:

M249

M60/M240B

TYPE

Table I, Practice

185

231

Ball

Table I, Record

91

117

X4:1

Table II, Practice

182

236

X4:1

Table II, Record

154

200

X4:1

Table III, Practice

360

460

X4:1

Table III, Record

154

200

X4:1

NOTE: See DA Pam 350-38 for STRAC ammunition requirements.

SCORECARD FOR M249, M60/M240B MACHINE GUNS

For use of this form, see FM 3-22.66; the proponent agency is TRADOC. See back of this form (or instructions.

PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT

AUTHORITY: 10 U5C 30129(g) Executive Order 9397.

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: Reconfs individual's performance on record f re range.

ROUTINE USES: Evaiuste individual's proficiency and basis for determination of award of proficiency badge; SSN is used for positive identification purposes only

DISCLOSURE: Voluntary, individuals nol providing informaiion cannot be rated/scored on a mass basis.

TASK

TABLE I (10-METERS)

RANGE (meters)

10 10

TIME

40 SEC

50 SEC

HITS

TOTAL HITS (POINTS}

SSN UNIT

TASK

TABLE II (DAY TRANSITION)

ISITION)

2"

8"

600 800

600 700

400 500 600

TIME

10 SEC

20 SEC

30 SEC

30 SEC

45 SEC

45 SEC

•PRACTICE

•QUALIFY

HIT MISS | HIT MISS

'TOTAL POINTS

TOTAL SCORE

* NONSCOREO TASKS 10 POINTS PER HIT

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DATE (YYYYMMDD)

LANE

TASK

TABLE III (LIMITED VISIBILITY)

RANGE (meters)

TIME

10 SEC 15

10 SEC

25 SEC

25 SEC

30 SEC

•PRACTICE

MISS

•QUALIFY

MISS

TOTAL HITS

FIRST CLASS

SECOND CLASS |—i M249 |—i M60/M240B LJ 158-181 I—I 180-205

QIC SIGNATURE

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DA FORM

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  • karolin
    How do you add up the qualification score for the 240B?
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