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071-311-2028 (SL1) - Unload an M16-Series Rifle

Standards: Cleared the rifle, removed all ammunition and secured the rifle in the SAFE mode.

Conditions:
Given a loaded M16-series rifle from which
you must remove the ammunition.

Standards:
Cleared the rifle, removed all ammunition
and secured the rifle in the SAFE mode.

 

Performance Steps

1.  
Point the rifle muzzle in a
safe direction.

2.  
Remove the magazine from the
rifle.

3.  
Place the selector lever on
SAFE.

4.  
Lock the bolt open.

a.
Pull the charging handle
rearward.

b.
Press the bottom of the bolt
catch.

c.
Return the charging handle to
the forward position.

5.  
Remove any ammunition from the
receiver and chamber.

6.  
Press the upper portion of the
bolt catch, allowing the bolt to go
forward.

7.  
Pull the trigger to release the
pressure on the firing pin spring.

 

Evaluation
Preparation:


Setup:
At a test site, provide an M16-series rifle
loaded with dummy ammunition. (You can also
evaluate the soldier using his individual
rifle if loaded. Do not require the soldier
to pull the trigger after releasing the
bolt.)

Brief Soldier: Tell the soldier to
unload the rifle.

 

Performance
Measures

GO

NO GO

1.  
Pointed the rifle muzzle in a
safe direction.

2.  
Removed the magazine from
the rifle.

3.  
Placed the selector lever on
SAFE.

4.  
Locked the bolt open.

a.
Pulled the charging handle
rearward.

 

 

b.
Pressed the bottom of the bolt
catch.

 

 

c.
Returned the charging handle to
the forward position.

 

 

5.  
Removed any ammunition from the
receiver and chamber.

6.  
Pressed the upper portion of
the bolt catch, allowed the bolt to go
forward.

7.  
Pulled the trigger to release
the pressure on the firing pin spring.

 

Evaluation
Guidance:
 
Score the soldier GO if all
performance measures are passed. Score the
soldier NO-GO if any performance measure is
failed. If the soldier scores NO-GO, show
the soldier what was done wrong and how to
do it correctly.

 

References


 

Required


Related


 

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9-1005-249-10

 

 


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