Zeroing Process

During the zeroing process, all elevation adjustments are made on the front sight post. Once a BZO is established, the front sight post should never be moved, except when rezeroing the rifle. (The rear sight elevation knob is used for dialing in the range to the target.) Zeroing is conducted at a range of 300 yards/meters. To prepare a rifle for zeroing, the rifle sights must be adjusted to the initial sight settings as outlined in paragraph 9005. Perform the following steps to zero the rifle:

• Fire a 3-shot group at the sustained rate of fire (12 to 15 rounds per minute).

1 • Triangulate the shot group to find the center. See figure 9-12.

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