Review of Light Machinegun Training in Infantry Basic Training
Research note for Feb 1982
LITTON SYSTEMS INC FORT BENNING GA DEFENSE SCIENCES LAB
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The purpose of this research is to place in context the current state of primary machinegun training in the U.S. Army. This effort focuses interest on the M60 machinegun, which has the most general application. The M60, a 7.62mm machinegun, is the primary machinegun used in the Initial Entry Training IET. The focus of this report is on issues relating to the currently training effectiveness of the M60 machinegun. Accordingly, ARILitton undertook this effort to analyze machinegun training in IET and make recommendations for its improvement.
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