In one, the use of fossil fuels is drastically reduced and China pivots quickly to renewable energy. Primary optics will be adjusted during this time period. Soldiers should remember there are two 50m targets, one left and one right. Find the correct target template for the weapon configuration. Standards to pass is 75%, 3/4 hits on each silhouette. Grouping is 3 strings of 5 rounds, for a total of 15 rounds, fired by the soldier with the primary sighting system or iron sights to establish that the weapon and the soldier can shoot to standards. As explained in FC 23-11 Unit Rifle Marksmanship Training Guide doctrine developed through World War 2 and used through the Viet Nam era started with a 1,000-inch range. Yes, nearly 1,000 pages to summarize how to qualify on the various individual and crew served weapons soldiers will use. I recommend using a 6 second load and make ready phase once the soldier/shooter is prepped. If you can aim at the middle of the square and have the bullet’s trajectory not exceed 6 inches up or down up from 25 to … I will not be covering those portions in detail but they are altered (CBRN is done standing, unsupported) and accuracy standards are higher (70% to pass). I believe these are the wrong sentiments though, especially for those who want to improve themselves as shooters. Sarge 40 on August 25, 2012. Finally, Soldiers are given ammunition to practice their application of holds at 100 and 200 meters before moving on to Table V. … Use big adjustments to get in the silhouette's circle then fine tune from there. Our vision builds on long-standing sustainability practices and incorporates new and emerging best practices. For both engagement 7 and 8 it will be singular targets that fall when hit and then reappear, the target will not randomize. If you can clear the Practice, the Qualification should be no problem. If a zero is confirmed at 300 meters on a windy day, and then the weapon is fired at a later date in different wind conditions or no wind at all, the impact will change. The minimum score to qualify is 23/40 with live fire. I hate the phrase “train how you fight” for the crock of crap it is in practical everyday practice for the military. If iron sights are to be used or have not been zeroed the same procedure can be used to zero the iron sights. (DO NOT USE THE “Z” MARK ON THE ELEVATION KNOB.) There is also a soft stoppage clearance with a dummy round in one of the magazines. This is excellent. ( Log Out /  A USMC Infantry Veteran and Small Arms and Artillery Technician, Keith covers the evolving training and technology from across the shooting industry. Personally I believe it should be allowed for, especially as the qualification has altered significantly from the old standard. Using the tan side of a cardboard E-silhouette, stripe the full length and width of the … Engage each silhouette with 1 round in 1 minute. The 826 page document is all about the new and improved individual weapons qualifications for the U.S. Army. No training value. There will be a stoppage to clear in this magazine, if the loadout was done correctly and in order. This target was in use when the M14 and M16 were both in service. The zero instructions written on the target is for an A2, but I used this to zero an A1. At a minimum, the confirmation should be done at 300 meters or similarly-appropriate zero distance. About 1 cm box above the bottem of the circle. Proposed bill would create path to … The Practice is specifically designed above minimum standards. Reloads, position transitions, stoppage clearance, and target transitions all receive an emphasis. 6 iterations to achieve a useable 25m/300m zero that was good enough, hopefully, and off to the qualification range the soldier went. This complicated things a bit but a dual-sided zero target with different size grid squares tried to retain the original simplicity without the need to educate Soldiers about why. In the center is a 4 MOA diamond and dashed circle, surrounded by a 6 MOA (4cm) dashed circle, same size as old zero target. It can also very easily be done by any individual on their own who wants to train to the Army standard but has more limited and non-automated facilities. New targets. Properly setting the zero on your ACOG means you’ll hit your target every time. This will bring the rounds fired total to 30 so far. I have created a series improved 25M zero targets (based of the standard US Military 25M zero target) that will allow the shooter to zero for 50/200M, 100M, and 300M using a 25yd/M range. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This new zeroing procedure will allow for a higher percentage of qualified soldiers by virtue of an over 100% increase on fundamental repetitions in a controlled and trackable environment. If logistics do not allow for an 8 magazine loadout use this period to pause and reset for Intermediate Fire. Zeroing is NOT a threat engagement training exercise. Many things that were lacking as standards to train toward are incorporated. If we’re supposed to establish a 300 meter zero then confirmation is needed at 300 meters. As an unofficial tool it is easier to facilitate this training than using the 300 meter range. Using these targets will save time and ammunition while at the same time providing tighter groups for a better zero. I recently talked with a hunter who purchased a new rifle with a scope and two boxes of expensive hunting ammo. Rather than hide from it, the current approach to zeroing is to start by explaining how and why it works. The new standard is 5 round groups. Engagement 8 is passed with 4/5 hits at 100 meters and 4/5 hits at 200 meters. Using the barrier as support, engage each silhouette with 1 round in 30 seconds. The Trijicon Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight, or ACOG, is an optical sighting system that allows quick target acquisition using an illuminated target reticule. See Army FM 23-9 for more info. 10 second transition and reload to prone, supported. #USArmyReserve #WednesdayWisdom @USArmyReserve #WeaponsMastery #WalkthroughWednesday, Download an illustrated copy of this article: While it’s a great mark and grid for knowledgeable shooters, this does not describe most Soldiers and the Army found most personnel didn’t understand how to use this. Editor’s Note: The authors are QDMA members, hunters, and competitive marksmen who contributed this article to Quality Whitetails magazine. A circle has two pi radians, or just over 6.283 radians. Your free subscription includes GAT Daily and specials sent by email in accordance with our trusted Privacy Policy. The only way to rely on a 300-m hit is to confirm a 300-m zero. The 36 Yard Zero Target. We use this one for patrol rifle class and for sighting department weapons. The old standard for zeroing was 3 round groups. editor@gatdaily.com Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Marking 25-meter zero target for bullet impact. There are two ways to fix such a deficiency: The first is to teach everyone in the Army units of angular measurement and basic ballistics to insure understanding among personnel down to the unit level. Spc. No emphasis on the importance of marksmanship or that this is a life saving combat oriented skill set. It was just get the minimum number of hits to mark your check in the box as “qualified” and get off the range. Imagine you have a target that is a 12-inch square. Equipment intended to help Soldiers become more effective destroyed the no-explanation approach used for zeroing as each unique combination of weapon, device, and mounting demanded a unique offset. Targets to zero in your AR rifle. Properly setting the zero on your ACOG means you’ll hit your target every time. The practice is not an event required to be passed, it should be an individual goal to clear it with as many hits as possible. 6" DOT Training Target; Official Military Target; 19" X 24" Target Paper ; Box of 500 ; DOD-M4 25 Meter Zeroing Target M-4 Carbine ; Official Military Target; 8-3/4" X 11" Tag Target Paper; Box of 1000 ; Repair Center For NRA MR-31; 10-1/2" x 12" Tag Target Paper; 1000 Per Carton I have created a series improved 25M zero targets (based of the standard US Military 25M zero target) that will allow the shooter to zero for 50/200M, 100M, and 300M using a 25yd/M range. Using these targets will save time and ammunition, while at the same time providing tighter groups and a better zero. Doctrine then was to establish a 250 meter zero, which requires two different points of impact for the M14 compared to the M16. Standing supported target exposure will be at 50m and 100m to begin. The multiple integrated laser engagement system, or MILES, is used by the U.S. military and other armed forces around the world for training purposes. Whether you pause between may be left up to you, the individual, or the unit SOP, but if completed in unbroken sequence it will require 7 minutes and 24 seconds (7:24). With the target half as far away, the same size angle or sight adjustment moves half as far. Use only a M16A2 300-meter zero target. It is not an overly demanding course compared to other drills, but it is a long sequence and given heat, fatigue, and other draining factors it can still be a challenge. The offset method zeroes the windage setting of the laser to remain constantly parallel to the line of bore at all ranges. Available for both AR-15 and AK-47 rifles. 8 seconds are allowed for the this transition. It does not matter what rifle is used and a guide for common optic systems is on the target for adjustments. To push soldiers into the practice or qualification portions as they have other duties to complete is the nature of military life, the different sections can be accounted for and utilized to best effect. Before you take your new M4 out for target practice or into the field to do some hunting, the thing you must need to do is zero in the iron-sights. Nope, CCO is approximately 3.xx clicks per box, which rounds to 4 clicks per box. For adjustment, we must understand angular deviation. 50m zero @ 25m target instructions: using a seated or prone position, at a distance of 25m, fire three shots while aiming directly at the bright red center target. The Enforcer on July 16, 2011. The reference for this is TM 9-1240-413-13P dated May 2013, and TC 3-22.9, Change 1 dated January 2017 The taller “L” aperture is about three minutes higher and an initial intersection of 25 meters yields a 375 meter zero. First target will expose for 3 seconds, there will be a 5 second period for prone transition, and then the remaining 9 targets will expose in sequence. Take note: this target is for zeroing M4 Carbines, not M16A1, A2's and is used at 25 METERS, not yards. In the recent carbine courses we have discussed various yard lines to zero your rifles along with the pros and cons of each yard line. They aren’t, the military apparatus doesn’t spend nearly enough time on small arms handling for proficiency. The military method for zero on both .30 cal and 7.62 caliber weapons on a short range iOS the 1000 inch ( 26 yards ). Our zeroing target helps you to zero your sight in a very easy way while you're at the shooting range. The goal is 4 MOA or less. However, this new qualification is proof someone somewhere in training is paying attention and has finally gotten a practical modernized standard through. Soldiers will reload their weapon during transition. The Army’s current doctrine for zeroing procedure demands Soldier understanding of their issue equipment. The same idea works with mils, short for milliradian. Combined arms, infantry, SF, and units expected to actually get into shooting situations are usually better off, but the rest of the “every soldier is a soldier first” and “every Marine a rifleman” gets left behind. The practice phase should be conducted, according to TC 3-20.40, but due to time limitations it may be skipped. Depending on the equipment and distance used, the point of impact may be in a different place than the point of aim. The military likes to pretend that every soldier and Marine is a shooter. Zeroing Target: for all your Advanced Weapon Sights. To mark the proper 10-meter target offsets— Find the correct template for your weapon configuration. (a) AN/PAQ-4A. At this point the soldier is still confirming zero and fundamentals. These targets are designed to take advantage of the human eye's natural tendency to center an object within a circle. 10 second transition and reload to kneeling, supported. It also gave those soldiers no training value. These reticules can come in different shapes such as a … That measures about 6,283.18 mils in a circle. This is sur- rounded by 8, 12, MOA rings inside a 16 MOA bull (4-inch black circle, which scales the same as B-6 NRA bull at 50 yards.) Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Graded silhouette: Magnified silhouette from the zero target above, with rings calibrated to nothing in particular. Engagement 7 is confirmation at distance. continue to fire groups of … Not train. your desired point of impact is in the smaller lower white circle with red outline. Use this zero and you will be stunned at how simple hitting distant targets becomes. Soldiers are expected to learn MOA/mils and use as appropriate. The new zero target demands un- derstanding of these concepts. A target at 100 yards puts us inside a circle with a 100 yard radius. The first 15 rounds, those 3 strings of fire, are just focusing on fundamental shooting and grouping. This makes for an angular measure that moves about one inch with a target at 100 yards or so and close enough when measuring in meters. •Given a service rifle, Rifle Combat Optic (RCO), load bearing vest, magazine pouch, common weapon sling, (2) magazines, cleaning gear, ammunition, and a target, understand the RCO sighting system in accordance with MCRP 3-01A. The ENVG-B portion of Rapid Target Acquisition is a short-term capability that Army officials plan to begin trading in in 2021 for the new Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), an … 100# tan heavyweight paper, M16A2 / M16A4 (front), M4 CARBINE (back), 100-pack. 6 second transition and reload to standing, supported. zero targets modified for a 200 m zero for the same training events. It can be easy, even with poor form to get a false reading for accuracy and point of aim off of a 3 round group. The new target (A8) helps with this fact and provides an aiming point to zero the sight (s) properly to the 4 MOA goal, 6 MOA minimum that does not leave it subjective to the soldier to pick their “hold” on the silhouette. All shots after zeroing must be within the 6 MOA ring, preferably within the 4 MOA ring. Note the two Xs. Targets should be engaged near to far if more than one target is exposed. It is for setting up a fully functional rifle. Sometimes referred to as the 25 Meter Qual, the Validation is not a true rifle qualification. Zeroing is NOT a threat engagement training exercise. Place the reticle on the target, pull the trigger, simple! When zeroing the aiming light, the firer points the aiming light at the center mass of the 25-meter zero target silhouette. Consisting of 448 pages of instructions and charts, the SAIB provided zeroing and offset data for all the then-current options. Simplicity was retained for a while, until the M16A4 and M4 was adopted. I will go through some of the details. This is good. Keith is the Editor-in-Chief of GAT Marketing Group New Zero Target In the center is a 4 MOA diamond and dashed circle, surrounded by a 6 MOA (4cm) dashed circle, same size as old zero target. Between 25 and 300 meters, the zero will give you 6 inches of flight variance compared to the USMC’s less than 5. To properly zero at 300 meters with this point of aim you rounds should be impacting at the base of the 25 meter circle. 18 rounds of the 98 was slated to zero your service rifle. The final will be a 4 target exposure at 150m, 200m, 250m, and 300m. This means all of the military optics that use MOA adjustments (the majority, and all for service rifles currently) can adjust off this target. Set at 25 meters (1,000 inches) the grid has squares at two minutes in size. The Army method is easy to use if meters are your game, and it’s nice and easy numbers for zeroing purposes. They will engage each silhouette with 1 round in a 1 minute time limit. © All rights reserved © 2018 GAT Daily. The Army's new zeroing target is finding favor at training ranges — and saving units some serious ammunition. The Army has new standards, ... zero their M4 carbines at Fort Benning, Ga., in August. 8 seconds are allowed for this transition. The M16A2 300-meter zero target will be used for 25-meter zeroing with all weapon configurations. Soldiers will reload their weapon during the transition. They cannot take extra ammunition and go train independently. If he had bore-sighted his rifle first, his initial shot at 100 yards would have hit the target. For simplicity, the military often rounds this to 6,400 mils – a so-called artillery mil. The gunner chooses the appropriate strike zone from TM 11-5855-309-12 P, and draws it on the 25-meter zero target. The first phase that is dramatically different from the older methods is on the 25 meter zero range. The zeroing process ensures the Soldier, weapon, aiming device, and ammunition are performing as expected at a specific range to target with the least amount of induced errors. Up through the end of the 1970s, the Army used bullseye-type targets intended to maximize consistent sight picture. Kneeling supported targets will expose at 50m, 100m, and 200m to start. The top X above the mark is the intended impact for the M14 and the bottom X below is for the M16. This is a Shot Process and Functional Elements exercise. It wasn’t on the old targets either but soldiers treated it as such and it was poorly designed to focus the eye. Standard to pass is 75%, 3/4 on each silhouette. With an M16A1, a 250 meter zero intersects initially at 42 meters. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. g) Turn Knob Switch (10) to OFF position (counter clockwise). The M16A1 rear sight had two apertures: The normal height one intended for a 250 meter zero and a second, taller aperture marked with an “L” setting for longer range shots past 300 meters. Latest articles in M16 » Trainers guide to successful marksmanship training » Zero and M16A2 Rifle » Clearing Procedures for the M16 Series Weapon » Ammunition Types and Characteristics ... Army Study Guide Tweets. 3 zero new process. ( Log Out /  Red Dot Optic Zero Target . The targets simulate a 300 meter target, scaled to size. Not going to a course because you cannot go to one, or do not want to go to one are understandable sentiments. Passing the event is considered 28/40 targets hit. Once you have a good zero you can use you BDC, to use it you simpley estimate your range and for example if you target is 400m away place the 400m line on you enemy. If rounds are available, groups can be fired at various ranges to show the firers where their impact will be. Using the barrier as support, engage each silhouette with 1 round in 1 minute. It wasn’t on the old targets either but soldiers treated it as such and it was poorly designed to focus the eye. Red dot optics (CCO) that can be co-witnessed can be zeroed first and then the iron sights (BUIS) zeroed after. 6 second transition and reload to kneeling, supported. The target … Expediting those phases for soldiers who do not need the help is also still possible. Stoppage will be in this magazine and must be cleared correctly. The second approach is to develop a method that eliminates the need to know or understand any of this. As the Army trudged into the 21st Century, a host of new aiming devices, lasers, optics, and mounting systems became available. 4 MOA grouping or under is the goal, with the 6 MOA minimum. Soldiers will fire 5 rounds at a 300 meter target and achieve 4/5 hits to confirm their rifle is zeroed and they can fundamentally hit at the required distance. The diferent targets are calibrated for both 20" full length service rifles and also 14.5" / 16" carbines with the shorter sight radius. AccurateShooter.Com CUSTOM TARGETS. Using the 4 cm circle gives one a “minute of man” zero at 300 meters and is less than optimal. As seen on the target here the 100, 150, and 200 meter shots are much higher than the point of aim. Count the number of squares starting from the center of the 300-meter zeroing silhouette. 25 Meter M16A2 Zero Target Not shown to scale. Imagine the shooter is inside the middle a very large circle with the target on the circle’s edge. It is for setting up a fully functional rifle. Worse, it ruins that one square=one click simplicity with the A1. The 25-meter exercise is a “nearo” that does not guarantee a center hit at distance. Then 50m and 200m, 150m and 250m, and 100m, 150m, and 200m. […] Buol Jr. at Army Reserve Marksman points out that you need to be mindful of the wind when confirming your […]. Groups should be fired and aiming devices should be adjusted. After the period of instruction on proper marksmanship fundamentals, which is largely unaltered, the first live fire exercise isn’t zeroing. Think of this as a validation of your GT score. Finally, there will not be a deliberate stoppage induced for the qualification. The trajectory of a 25/300m is very steep, so at ranges of 100 and 200 meters the bullet is well above the line of sight/point of aim through the optic. A silhouette was chosen over a more refined aiming mark because it mimics the targets used in qualification and the field, not because it’s ideal for zeroing. For both methods, it is important to use a solid support during the zeroing procedure. Individual soldiers carry small laser sensors scattered over their bodies, which detect when the soldier has been illuminated by a firearm's laser. Range silhouettes: Scaled silhouettes at 50, 100, 150, 200, 250, and 300 meters. Check points of impact on zeroing target to confi rm accuracy and repeat above procedure if required. Grouping was entirely absent from previous qualification iterations, at least in practice, and its failure to be included did a great disservice to the soldiers who were struggling. Soldiers move to kneeling supported using the barrier. One of the new target's designers — Sgt. The whole drill will take 3 minutes and 10 seconds (3:10). e) Confi rm zeroing by fi ring at least three shots at a zeroing target. This at a distance where coaches can make corrections and recommendations for remediation early and on targets that will visually show the information they need. It is impossible to track errors on the pop-up range because the target systems are hit/miss and will not indicate where a miss occured. During that time the soldier will fire 18 engagements on 40 total targets (one round per target), perform 4 position transitions under time, perform 3 emergency reloads under time, and clear one induced soft malfunction placed somewhere in the 4 magazines at a random interval. One click on the CC0 is approximately 3.xxmm so 4 clicks is 12mm+. The target consists of: Completing the practice and passing the standards indicates the soldier (or any shooter doing so) can proficiently engage targets within the effective range of their rifle, reload the rifle on empty, fire from different positions, and clear a soft stoppage. A Certified Instructor since 2009 he has taught concealed weapons courses in the West Michigan area in the years since and continues to pursue training and teaching opportunities as they arise. Every movement or sight adjustment is a set angle and the size of the circle determines how much that adjustment moves at the target. 1,2, and 3 are the grouping strings of fire, 4, 5, and 6 are the zeroing of the optical system(s). The boxes are each 1 MOA at 25 meters. Don't be bothered by the small size, they're supposed to be like that. The M16/M4 zero targets are 1cm x1cm (10mm x10mm) boxes approximately. Prepare the 25-meter zero target by cutting out a 3x3-centimeter square in the center of the target and E-type silhouette. Once you have a good zero you can use you BDC, to use it you simpley estimate your range and for example if you target is 400m away place the 400m line on you enemy. Zeroing a weapon is not a training exercise, nor is it a combat skills event. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. It also has a collapsible stock. Just as we can measure length in inches, meters, or miles, we can also measure angles in different increments. aiming point on the A8 zero target and then confirm their zero at 300 meters by hitting an e-type silhouette four out of five times. Performance on the zeroing events as well as weapon qualification was compared between the two groups of Soldiers. The AR15 Military Rifle Zeroing worked for me and my own M4 rifle. Each small box is a "click" up/down or left/right. With metric measurement, the mil- pre-fix indicates thousandths. And if you didn’t qualify, oh well. The new target (A8) helps with this fact and provides an aiming point to zero the sight(s) properly to the 4 MOA goal, 6 MOA minimum that does not leave it subjective to the soldier to pick their “hold” on the silhouette. Zeroing is a maintenance procedure that is accomplished to place the weapon in operation, based on the Soldier’s skill, capabilities, tactical scenario, aiming device, and ammunition. Using these targets will save time and ammunition, while at the same time providing tighter groups and a better zero. The target is ‘calibrated’ for use at 50 yards to obtain the 50y/200m improved zero for the AR-15 rifle/carbine or a 50 yard zero for AK-47 variants. This is the first step in the live-fire zero designed to help the firer determine the center of target mass and maintain a consistent aim point when zeroing. That will take research on your part. 8 seconds are allowed for this transition. The removable rear sight is in half minute increments instead of full minute clicks. These targets utilize the same design as the standard ARMA DYNAMICS 50 Yard Red Dot Zero Target, but have been adjusted to provide a 100 yard zero while only shooting from the 25 yard line. Repeated if the soldier zeroes more than one optical system (IE: Backup Iron Sights/BUIS & CCO). US naval armada sent to Somalia to relocate 700 troops and gear. Excellent target. Minimal direction is given and in my observation even the three shooting positions (prone supported, prone unsupported, and kneeling) were not really adhered to. If you’re among the sadly small percentage of the population that has taken an intermediate or advanced rifle course on your own time/dime or an agencies’ time/dime you can recognize the standards here are not overly difficult. The Army chose the second option. Zero. The new zero target demands understanding of these concepts. For both methods, it is important to use a solid support during the zeroing procedure. These first 15 rounds allow coaches to assist soldiers who are struggling with consistency, remember fundamentals, and not be as affected by information overload. Includes instructions. The Validation is an 82 round (80 live, 2 dummy) exercise completed in two phases. Close enough to get it dialed in and zeroed. The soldier will engage the close threat standing and then drop to prone, unsupported. 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