Development of an Advanced Rifle Marksmanship Program of Instruction
Interim rept. Jan 1981-Jan 1982
LITTON MELLONICS SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT DIV FORT BENNING GA
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The Advanced Rifle Marksmanship ARM program existing in 1981 was analyzed and three major problems were identified a limited scope of training b inappropriate automatic fire and night fire training, and c inadequate feedback bullet location information. An extensive analysis of Army Training and Evaluation Programs was performed for both the Infantry ARTEP 7- 15 and the Mechanized Infantry ARTEP 71-2. This analysis attempted to identify the most important marksmanship skills required by Infantrymen, but which had not been taught in the Basic Rifle Marksmanship program. Keywords Automatic fire M16A1 rifle Marksmanship targets Markmanship training devices Moving target engagement training Night fire Quick fire Rapid semi-automatic fire Rifle marksmanship training Suppressive fire Training effectiveness analysis.
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