Range Estimation

To engage targets at unknown distances, a Marine must determine the distance from his location to a known point. This is known as range estimation. The ability to determine range is a skill that must be developed if a Marine is to successfully engage targets at unknown distances. Precise range estimation enhances accuracy, enhances the chance of survival, and determines if a

1 target can be effectively engaged using the rifle's existing BZO or if a new sight setting or point of

2 aim is required.

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