14 • If the handguards are resting on the cover, the left hand can pull down on the
15 handguards to further stabilize the weapon.
16 (2) Rifle in the Pocket of the Shoulder. Regardless of the combat situation or the height of
17 the cover, the butt of the rifle must remain in the pocket of the shoulder to manage the effects
18 of recoil, stabilize the rifle, and maintain the rifle's battlesight zero (see figure 6-18). The
19 firing position must be adjusted behind cover to enable the rifle to be placed in the shoulder.
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