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What are the characteristics of the M9 service pistol?
Semiautomatic, magazine fed, recoil operated, double action pistol, chambered for 9 mm cartridge
What is the maximum effective range of the M9?
50 meters
What is the maximum range of the M9 pistol?
1800 meters
What are the four weapon safety rules?
1-Treat every weapons as if it were loaded
2-Never point a weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot
3-Keep your finger straight and off the trigger until you are ready to fire
4-Keep weapon on safe until you are ready to fire
What is condition 1 of the M9?
Magazine inserted, round in chamber, slide forward, hammer in the forward position and deckocking/ safety lever is on
What is condition 2 of the M9?
Does not apply to the M9 Pistol
What is condition 3 of the M9?
The chamber is empty, a magazine is inserted, the slide is forward, and the safety is on
What is condition 4 of the M9?
Magazine removed, the chamber is empty, the slide is forward, and the safety is on.
What are the characteristics of the M16A2 service rifle?
Lightweight, gas-operated, air-cooled, magazine-fed, shoulder-fired, weapon that can be fired in the semi-auto and auto (3 round burst)
What is the weight of the M16A2 w/ a 30 round magazine inserted?
8.79 lbs
What is the max effective range of the M16A2 to point/area target?
Point 550 meters/ Area 800 meters
What is the maximum range of the M16A2?
3600 meters
What is condition 1 of the M16A2?
Safety on, magazine inserted, round in chamber inserted, bolt forward, ejction port cover closed
What is condition 2 of the M16A2?
Does not apply
What is condition 3 of the M16A2?
Safety on magazine inserted, chamber empty, bolt forward, ejection port cover closed
What is condition 4 of the M16A2?
Safety on, magazine removed, the chamber is empty, ejection port cover closed
What are the characteristics of the M203 grenade launcher?
Lightweight, single-shot, breech-loaded, pump action (sliding barrel), shoulder-fired weapon attached to either an M16A1/M16A2
What is the weight of the M203 unloaded?
1.4 kg (3.0 lbs)
What is the weight of the M203 loaded?
1.6 kg (3.5 lbs)
What is the weight of the M203 fully loaded with rifle and grenade launcher?
5.0 kg (11.0 lbs)
What is the approximate maximum range of the M203?
400 meters
What is the maximum effective range to fire-team sized area target?
350 meters
What is the maximum effective range to a vehicle or weapon point target?
150 meters
What is condition 1 of the M203?
Round in the chamber, action is closed and the weapon is on safe
What is condition 2 of the M203?
Does not apply to the M203
What is condition 3 of the M203?
Does not apply to the M203
What is condition 4 of the M203?
The chamber is clear. Action is closed and the weapon is on safe
What are the characteristics of the M249 squad automatic weapon?
Machine gun, light, squad automatic weapon (SAW), gas-operated, air-cooled, belt or magazine-fed, automatic weapon that fires from the open-bolt position
What is the weight of the SAW with bipods and tools?
17 lbs
What is the maximum range of the M249?
3600 meters
What is the maximum effective range for the M249 to a point target?
800 meters
What is the maximum effective range for the M249 to an area target?
1,000 meters
What is the maximum effective range for the M249 for grazing fire?
600 meters
What is condition 1 of the M249?
The bolt is locked to the rear. The safety is on. The source of ammunition is in position on the feed tray or in the magazine well. The cover is closed.
What is condition 2 of the M249?
Not applicable to the M249
What is condition 3 of the M249?
The bolt is forward. The chamber is empty. The safety is off. The source of ammunition is in position on the feed tray or in the magazine well. The cover closed
What is condition 4 of the M249?
The bolt is forward. The chamber is empty. The safety is off. The feed tray is empty or no magazine is inserted. The cover is closed.
This is caused when a gun continues to fire after you release the trigger, firing uncontrolled.
Runaway Gun
What are the most common types of malfunctions?
Sluggish operation and run away gun
When a gun fires very slowly and can be due to excessive friction or loss of gas it is called?
Sluggish operation
What are the characteristics of the M2 50CAL machine gun?
Caliber .50, Browning, M2HB is belt-fed, recoil-operated, air-cooled, crew-served machine gun capable of single shot as well as automatic fire
What is the total system weight of the M2?
128 lbs
What is the maximum range for the M2?
7,400 meters (approximate)
What is the sustained rate of fire for the M2?
40 rounds or less per minute
What is the rate of fire for the M203?
5 to 7 rounds per minute
What is the sustained rate of fire for the M249?
85 rounds per minute, fired in 3 to 5 round bursts, 4-5 seconds between bursts, no barrel changes
What is the rapid rate of fire for the M249?
200 rounds per minute, fired in 6-8 round bursts, 2-3 seconds between bursts, barrel change every 2 minutes
What is the cycli rate of fire for the M249?
850 rounds per min., continous burst, barrel change every minute
What is an interruption in the cycle of operation caused by a faulty gun or ammunition?
Stoppage
What is the prompt action taken by the gunner to reduce a stoppage of the machine gun without investigating the cause?
Immediate action
This is caused when the cartridge primer has detonated after being struck by the firing pin but some problem with the propellant powder causes it to burn too slowly and it delays firing of the projectile?
Hang fire
This occurs when the heat of the barrel is high enough to cause the propellant powder inside the round to ignite even though the primer has not been struck.
Cook off
A machine gun that is air cooled, belt fed, gas operated automatic weapon that fires from the open bolt position is called?
M240G
What are the rates of fire for the M240G?
Sustained-100 rounds per/min
Rapid-200 rounds per/min
Cyclic-650-950 rounds per/min
A self-powered, air-cooled, belt-fed, blowback operated weapon that is designed to deliver accurate, intense and decisive firepower against enemy personnel and lightly armored vehicles is called?
MK 19 machine gun
What are the rates of fire for the MK19?
Sustained-40 rounds or less per/min
Rapid-60 rounds per/min
Cyclic-325-375 rounds per/min