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Zero the borelight

Station R – BORELIGHT – Point R-2

TASK: Zero the borelight.

TEST CONDITIONS: On a 10-meter flat surface, given a weapon and a borelight device with accessories.

TEST STANDARDS: Zero the borelight to the weapon so that the borelight spins on itself within 8 minutes.

SOLDIER’S MANUAL CROSSWALK: This task parallels the Borelight TSP, Operate the Borelight, Qualify with the AN/PAQ-4B/C, and Qualify with the AN/PEQ-2a, task number 071-008-0011.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR POINT: Borelight complete, AN/PAQ-4B/C and AN/PEQ-2a, AA batteries, 10-meter target offsets for the AN/PAQ-4B/C and AN/PEQ-2a (mounted top, right, and left with both Picatinny and insight rail grabbers), night vision device, tape (to tape target offset to a flat surface), rucksacks or a device to stabilize the weapon (shadow box, not a field table), and FB 20-39.2-R.

SITE SETUP: The test site will provide all equipment as stated above. Have the candidate perform the task in an outdoor environment that will allow for the laser-aiming devices to be seen with the NVDs. The borelight and the laser-aiming device will be provided to the candidate in the carrying case.

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: Say to the candidates-

“Let me have your attention. At this point you must properly zero the borelight to your weapon. You will–

1. Stabilize your weapon (rucksack or shadow box).

2. Remove the borelight from the carrying case.

3. Installs battery(s).

4. Select the proper mandrel.

5. Select a zeroing aim point (piece of paper with a small dot).

6. Give the proper commands “START POINT” and “HALF TURN”.

NOTE: An assistant instructor will be provided to make adjustments to the borelight and aiming laser at the command of the candidate.

7. Make adjustments to the borelight until the borelight laser spins on itself.

“Do you understand what you must do?”

If anyone asks questions, repeat the instructions but do not elaborate on what you have read.

Pause five seconds and then say–


Allow the candidate to proceed for 8 minutes and then say–


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