Night course of fire tables and qualification for m at

E-3. Each Soldier is given preliminary marksmanship instruction (PMI) before the instructional and qualification tables are fired. Once the Soldier completes Tables I and III (day tables), he is given additional instruction on the use of the aided vision devices for the night operations.

Qualification Tables for the M287 Tracer Trainer

E-4. Qualification tables for the M287 tracer trainer are as follows:

• Table I (Instructional Day). This scenario consists of 12 targets from 125 to 300 meters. The standard to proceed to the next table is 6 out of 12 targets successfully engaged.

• Table II (Instructional Night). This scenario consists of 12 targets from 125 to 300 meters. The standard to proceed to the next table is 6 out of 12 targets successfully engaged at night.

• Table III (Qualification Day). This scenario consists of 8 targets from 125 to 300 meters. The standard to proceed to the next table is 6 out of 8 targets successfully engaged.

• Table IV (Qualification Night). This scenario consists of 6 targets from 125 to 300 meters. The standard to proceed to the advanced firing tables is 4 out of 6 targets successfully engaged.

• Table V (Advance Instructional Fire Day). This scenario consists of 6 targets from 125 to 300 meters, both stationary and moving. The standards are 3 out of 6 targets successfully engaged.

Note. All references to the M136 AT4 launcher and cartridge refer to the M287 9-mm tracer bullet training device.

Day Standards

E-5. Commanders can achieve the current day standard at night with the M136 AT4 using the training strategy found in this field manual. A gunner who is qualified on the day standard and has executed preliminary marksmanship training with the appropriate NVD can achieve the current day standard at night.

Table E-4. Instructional firing tables for the M136 AT4.

TABLE I M136 AT4 Instructional Day Fire

TASK

Each Soldier engages an armored target with the M287 tracer bullet trainer.

CONDITIONS

Given one M287 9-mm subcaliber device and 12 rounds of 9-mm tracer ammunition, a suitable firing range, stationary targets at a range of 150 to 300 meters, and other targets moving 8 to 24 kmph at a range of 150 to 200 meters. When a manned, moving tank is available, frontal and oblique moving targets may be used.

STANDARD

The Soldier fires 12 tracer bullets at stationary and moving targets and achieves at least six hits. He engages three of those targets in MOPP4.

Table E-4. Instructional firing tables for the M136 AT4 (continued).

TABLE II M136 AT4 Instructional Night Fire

TASK

Each Soldier engages an armored target with the M287 tracer bullet trainer at night.

CONDITIONS

At night, given one M287 9-mm subcaliber device and 12 rounds of 9-mm tracer ammunition, artificial illumination, a suitable firing range, stationary targets at a range of 125 to 300 meters, and other targets moving from 8 to 24 kmph (5 to 15 mph) at a range of 150 to 200 meters. When a manned, moving tank is available, frontal and oblique moving targets may be used.

STANDARD

The Soldier fires 12 tracer bullets at stationary and moving targets and achieves at least six hits. He engages two of those targets in MOPP4.

Table E-5. Qualification firing tables for the M136 AT4.

TABLE III M136 AT4 Qualification Day Fire

TASK

Each Soldier engages an armored target with the M287 tracer bullet trainer.

CONDITIONS

Given one M287 9-mm subcaliber device and eight rounds of 9-mm tracer ammunition, a suitable firing range, stationary targets at a range of 125 to 300 meters, and other targets moving at a rate of 8 to 24 kmph (5 to 15 mph) at a range of 125 to 300 meters. When a manned, moving tank is available, frontal and oblique moving targets may be used.

STANDARD

The Soldier fires eight tracer bullets at stationary and moving targets and achieves at least six hits. He engages two of these targets in MOPP4.

TABLE IV M136 AT4 Qualification Night Fire

TASK

Each Soldier engages an armored target with the M287 tracer bullet trainer.

CONDITIONS

At night, given one M287 9-mm subcaliber device and six rounds of 9-mm tracer ammunition, artificial illumination, a suitable firing range, stationary targets at a range of 125 to 300 meters, and other targets moving 8 to 24 kmph (5 to 15 mph) at a range of 150 to 250 meters. When a manned, moving tank is available, frontal and oblique moving targets may be used.

STANDARD

The Soldier fires six tracer bullets at stationary and moving targets and achieves at least four hits. He engages two of those targets in MOPP4.

Table E-6. Advanced instructional firing table for the M136 AT4.

TABLE V

M136 AT4 Advanced Instructional Day Fire Fire this table on an appropriate separate, specialized range.

TASK

Each Soldier engages an armored target with the M287 tracer bullet trainer.

CONDITIONS

Given one M287 9-mm subcaliber device and six rounds of 9-mm tracer ammunition, a suitable firing range, stationary targets at a range of 125 to 300 meters, and other targets moving 8 to 24 kmph (5 to 15 mph) at a range of 150 to 250 meters. When a manned, moving tank is available, frontal and oblique moving targets may be used.

STANDARD

The Soldier must fire six tracer bullets at stationary and moving targets and achieve at least three hits. He must engage two of the targets with sequence firing, two with pair firing, and two with volley firing. He must engage one of the six targets in MOPP4.

Appendix F

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