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Perform a Function Check On An M16A2 Rifle

 

CONDITIONS
Given an M16A2 rifle that you must confirm is operable.

STANDARDS
Perform the function check, ensuring that the rifle operates properly with the selector switch in each position.

TRAINING AND EVALUATION
Training Information Outline

1. Check an M16A2 with the selector lever in the SAFE position (Figure 5-36).

a. Pull the charging handle to the rear and release it.

b. Place the selector lever in the SAFE position.

c. Pull the trigger (the hammer should not fall).

Figure 5-36. Selector on SAFE.

2. Check an M16A2 with the selector lever in the SEMI position (Figure 5-37).

a. Place the selector lever in the SEMI position.

b. Pull the trigger, holding it to the rear (the hammer should fall).

c. Continue to hold the trigger to the rear while pulling the charging handle to the rear and releasing the charging handle.

Figure 5-37. Selector on SEMI.

d. Release the trigger with a slow, smooth motion until

e. The trigger is fully forward (the hammer should not fall).

f. Pull the trigger (the hammer should fall).

3. Check an M16A2 with the selector lever in the BURST position (Figure 5-38).

a. Place the selector lever in the BURST position.

b. Pull the charging handle to the rear and release it.

c. Pull the trigger holding it to the rear (the hammer should fall).

d. Continue to hold the trigger to the rear while pulling the charging handle to the rear and releasing the charging handle.

Figure 5-38. Selector on burst.

e. Repeat step 4d twice.

f. Release the trigger.

g. Pull the trigger (the hammer should fall).

4. Stop the function check any time the rifle does not function properly.

5. Turn in the malfunctioning rifle to the unit armorer.


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