Figure Side of Magazine on Support

1 b. Seven Factors. The seven factors are applied when firing from cover, however, some may

2 have to be modified slightly to accommodate the artificial support provided the rifle and position.

3 (1) The Left Hand. The support should be used to help stabilize both the firing position and

4 the rifle to enable the Marine to maintain sight alignment and sight picture.

5 • The forearm or hand can contact the support to stabilize the weapon. Rest the

6 forearm or the meaty portion of the bottom of the left hand on the support and rest the

7 rifle in the "V" formed by the thumb and forefinger of the left hand (see figure 6-16).

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