Starlight Scope Operators Training Courses

The Starlight Scope operator's training courses as outlined in this chapter are designed to teach the soldier the fundamentals and basic skills required for operation of the Starlight Scope. They are offered as a guide in preparing lesson plans and scheduling periods of instruction. Army Subject Schedule 23-39 should be consulted for detailed information regarding the conduct of training for each course. Ammunition requirements are listed in tables I, II, and III, paragraph 35. 32....

Chapter Employment Considerations

The purpose of the Starlight Scope is to provide an efficient, secure viewing capability for friendly forces during the conduct of night combat operations. Although the Starlight Scope does not give the soldier the width, depth, or clarity of vision enjoyed during daylight, he can see well enough at night to aim and fire his weapon, to observe the effect of fires, and to observe the terrain, the enemy, and his own forces, and perform numerous other tasks that confront a soldier in...

Chapter Mechanical Training

Starlitescope

The purpose of mechanical training is to give the operator a knowledge of the basic functioning, controls, and adjustable parts of the Starlight Scope so that he will under stand its operation and be able to properly care for it. b. The operator is authorized to disassemble the Starlight Scope only to the extent described in paragraph 7. c. Even though detail disassembly is not authorized, this should not preclude teaching the operator the nomenclature of the component parts and...

Weapons Mounted Model No

General Responsibility of users. II. Description And Data. MECHANICAL TRAINING Disassembly and Assembly Weapons adapter brackets____________________ Starlight Scope Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Destruction Tools and equipment Care and cleaning. Destruction to prevent enemy use------------- Purpose of marksmanship training------------- Aiming and positions _______________________ Zeroing the Btarllght Scope to the M14, M14A2, or XM16E1 Zeroing Starlight...

References

AR 622-5 FM 20-60 FM 21-5 FM 21-6 FM 21-75 FM 23-8 FM 23-9 FM 23-11 FM 23-12 FM 23-31 FM-23-33 FM 23-67 FM 23-71 TM 9-258 TM 9-1900 TM 9-6920-210-14 Safeguarding Nondefense Information. Regulations for Firing Ammunition for Training, Target Practice, and Combat. Qualification in Arms Qualification and Familiarization. Combat Training of the Individual Soldier and Patrolling. Technique of Fire of the Rifle Squad and Tactical Application. ftft-mm High Explosive Antitank Rocket, M72. Elementary...

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Reticle Patterns

Coatfnuftd ment knobs moves the strike of the bullet 3 inches 7.62 cm at 150 meters. The sight reticle is designed for use as a passive without power reticle under high light level conditions. However, provisions have been made to permit charging'' of the reticle to compensate for low light level conditions. A black line reticle 5 , fig. 3 wil lreplace the bead-type reticle in the very near future. 5 The power supply system for the Starlight Scope consists of a...

Chapter Introduction

This training circular provides guidance for the conduct of training with the Starlight Scope, Small Hand-Held or Individual Weapons Mounted, Model No. 6060 hereafter referred to as the Starlight Scope . 2 Scope. - This circular contains a complete description of the Starlight Scope, mechanical training to include assembly, disassembly, operation, functioning, installation, and maintenance, and marksmanship training to include aiming, positions, zeroing, and other information...

Appendix n SAFETY

Safety precautions must be observed during all marksmanship training. This appendix lists the important precautions and references for conduct of this training, but is not intended to replace AR 385-63 or local range regulations. The surface danger area for range firing with the Starlight Scope varies due to the different weapons systems to which it wiD adapt and their range in caliber. Consequently, range safety requirements to be followed will vary. Tt is mandatory, therefore,...

Chapter Marksmanship Training

Sitting And Prone Tripod

Marksmanship training for the Starlight Scope must he considered as a continuation of marksmanship training received by the rifleman, grenadier, machiuegunner, or recoilless rifle rifleman. Many of the elements of marksmanship as taught for each of these weapon must also be practiced when using the Starlight Scope. If the soldier lias mastered these fundamentals, he can expect excellent results when employing the Starlight Scope in its weapons mounted role. Marksmanship training as...