Zeroing with Aimpoint Shooting Target. 1. Set up the target at 25 meters. 2. Place firearm in solid rest and center dot on the target. 3. Take one shot and inspect. M16A2 / M16A4 weapons 25m zero target. The close combat optic ( CCO), M68 is a non-telescopic (unmagnified) reflex sight that is. Comparison of the developed targets to standard m zero targets modified for m .. either carry-handle sight and back up iron sight [BUIS]) or an M

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Regular blinking during scanning relieves some of the eyestrain that the soldier tends to have trying to spot far targets. Lay the weapon on the rucksacks and then lay another rucksack on top of the weapon to stabilize it. O-rings are present to stop moisture d. Picture five illustrates this. Turn in the opposite direction of the arrow if you want to move the point of impact down. Starting with a securely installed and live-fire zeroed BIS, mount the reflex sight to the front of the receiver rail or to the top RAS as preferred.

Rotate the borelight back to the start point; move the zeroing mark to the visible laser. The center of the impact zone for the M68 is 1. Given a weapon and a CCO with a fresh battery Standards: The borelight is seated properly when the mandrel cannot be moved any further into the muzzle and the mandrel spins freely.

Before boresighting make sure that the borelight has been zeroed to the weapon. The procedures for practice qualification are:. Figure shows the current borelight training program. Although some courses of fire may seem redundant or inappropriate, numerous tests show that these training strategies work and the qualification standards are achievable if the strategy is followed.

With lasers, the borelight allows the soldier to boresight and then engage targets, eliminating the meter zeroing procedures altogether.


Answer at least 14 of 20 questions on written test. Rapid, immediate feedback is essential to effective learning. This position of the borelight, and where the visible laser is pointing, is identified as the start point.

Step by Step Guide

Determine if students have learned the material presented by soliciting student questions and explanations. The TWS gives the soldier the ability to see through camouflage, such as paint, foliage, and camouflage netting, thereby increasing both day and night target-detecting abilities.

Turn the Torque limiting knob until it clicks two times and stop, Tighten an additional two clicks after firing first three rounds. When engaging targets less than 50m away, you must center the red dot in the sight and align the red dot center mass on the target. The academic hours required to teach this course are as follows: The engine compartment, exhaust, and tires of a vehicle that has been moving are all examples of thermal cues.

It uses a red aiming reference collimated dot and is designed for the “two eyes open” method of sighting. The zeroing techniques that other sights use are only used to align the red dot then the iron sights are disregarded while firing. During the dry-fire exercise, soldiers acquire a sight picture on all exposed silhouette targets before conducting the field-fire scenario.

Parallax is the apparent shift of an object. Figure shows the backup zzero sights training program. He is leveraging his operational targst training soldiers in Weapons Mastery to address Human Systems Integration issues for the United States Army.

Two soldiers a firer and a target holder are required to properly boresight a weapon. Place the firearm in a safe condition prior to handling or making any of the exercises demonstrated below.

Zeroing the Close Combat Optic (CCO), Part 1: |

When this is done, move the aiming point of the aiming device to the crosshair on the meter boresight target. Picture two shows this. If a soldier fails the PE, he will be retrained until he can pass the PE.


The m6 dot is visible. One advantage the TWS heavy and medium has over other night vision devices is that it has two fields of view-wide and narrow. The preferred method of aiming using the M68 is to keep both eyes open, which allows a much greater field of view and makes scanning for targets much easier. Soldiers must qualify on zwro assigned weapons during daylight conditions as outlined in this manual.

Boresighting is conducted at 10 meters. Before boresighting ensure that the borelight has been zeroed to the weapon. How to Rotate the Adjustment Screws. When the weapon is close to being zeroed, some of the shots may be lost through the hole in the target. The standards trget qualification with the TWS, either day or night, are 23 out of When the target is detected the soldier orients his weapon around the base of the target, activates his laser, and taregt the laser to the center mass of the target for engagement.

If the laser fails to impact within the circle, have the soldier continue the boresighting procedures. On the windage side to side, or horizontal adjustment screw, located on the side of the sight, you can see an arrow and UP-R. Answer at least 14 out of 20 questions on written test. The gunner must practice m86 his head just enough to clear the weapon with his NVGs and acquire a good sight picture by walking the laser onto the target and then aiming at center mass.

Damage — Broken casing or broken lenses c.

Have the gunner move his reticle off the circular crosshair and then realign back on the target.