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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS SCHOOL OF INFANTRY - EAST AND WEST TRAINING COMMAND CAMP LEJEUNE, NORTH CAROLINA 28542-0161 CAMP PENDELTON, CALIFORNIA 92055-5101 STUDENT OUTLINE KNOWN DISTANCE M40 SERIES SNIPER RIFLE SSC0113 08/14/2015 LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR THIS LESSON a. TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE . (1) Given a sniper rifle, data book, hand-held weather station, observer, 4 rounds of ammunition, spotting scope, a target at a known distance and wearing the directed body armor protection level, determine cold bore placement to ensure first round hit within one minute of angle from point of aim. (0317- MARK-2003) (2) Given an M40 series sniper rifle, tripod, 38 rounds of ammunition, an observer with a spotting scope, hand-held weather station, data book, targets at ranges from 274 to 914 meters (300 to 1,000 yards), and wearing the directed body armor protection level, qualify with the M40 series sniper rifle at known distances with 80 percent accuracy (28 of 35 targets hits). (0317-M40-2004) (3) Given an M40 series rifle, an observer, 20 rounds of ammunition, a target at 91.4 meters (100 yards) or at a known distance, and wearing the directed body armor protection level, zero the M40 series sniper rifle to achieve point of aim/point of impact within 1 Minute of Angle (MOA). (0317-M40-2003) STUDENT INFORMATION
OVERVIEW : The purpose of this period of instruction is to familiarize you with the course of fire for the M40 Series Sniper Rifle. I will do this by covering course of fire for Known Distance M40 Series Sniper Rifle. This lesson relates to qualifying with the M40 Series Sniper Rifle. 1. KNOWN DISTANCE COURSE OF FIRE . a. Conduct 3 round grouping drill at 274 meters (300 yards) to ensure no zero shift has occurred. b. Engage 3 stationary targets and 2 moving targets at 274 meters (300 yards) while the target is moving 2 to 4 MPH for a span of 10 meters from the standing/tripod position.

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