Loop Sling

a. Application. The loop sling provides the greatest amount of stability during firing. This stability allows the Marine to perfect marksmanship fundamentals. A loop sling takes longer to don or remove than a hasty sling. Therefore, it has limited combat application; it is best used where stability of hold is needed for a precision or long-range shot. The loop sling is used in the prone, sitting, and kneeling positions. It provides maximum stability in all the supported firing positions.

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