Integrated act of shooting

3-11. Correct sight alignment is critical, as sight alignment errors increase as the range to the target increases. Maintaining the correct relationship between the rear and front sights is as important as placing the aiming point. The steps for doing this should become automatic. No matter how quickly they are done, these steps are always distinct because the human eye can only focus at one distance and on one point at a time. The firer focuses on the front sight to obtain the correct sight alignment, and then places the aiming point to complete the sight picture. He shifts or adjusts the position of the launcher as necessary. The entire time he is pressing the trigger, the firer maintains the sight picture.

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