Military

*FM 3-23.35 (FM 23-25)

FIELD MANUAL
NO. 3-23.35
HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 25 June 2003

FM 3-23.35

COMBAT TRAINING WITH PISTOLS, M9 AND M11

CONTENTS

Cover
Preface
CHAPTER 1. COMPONENTS AND FUNCTIONING
Section I. Description and Components
1-1.
1-2.
1-3.
Description
Components
Ammunition
Section II. Maintenance
1-4.
1-5.
1-6.
1-7.
1-8.
1-9.
Clearing Procedures
General Dissemble
Inspection
Clearing, Lubrication, and Preventive Maintenance
General Assembly
Function Check
Section III. Operation and Function
1-10.
1-11.
1-12.
1-13.
Operation
Loading
Unloading and Clearing
Cycle of Operation
Section IV. Performance Problems
1-14.
1-15.
1-16.
Malfunctions
Immediate Action
Remedial Action
CHAPTER 2. PISTOL MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING
Section I. Basic Pistol Marksmanship
2-1.
2-2.
2-3.
2-4.
2-5.
2-6.
Grip
Aiming
Breath Control
Trigger Squeeze
Target Engagement
Positions
Section II. Combat Marksmanship
2-7.
2-8.
2-9.
2-10.
2-11.
2-12.
Techniques of Firing
Target Engagement
Traversing
Combat Reloading Techniques
Poor Visibility Firing
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Firing
Section III. Coaching and Training Aids
2-13.
2-14.
2-15.
2-16.
2-17.
2-18.
2-19.
Coaching
Ball-and-Dummy Method
Calling the Shot
Slow-Fire Exercise
Air-Operated Pistol, .177 mm
Quick-Fire Target Training Device
Range Firing Courses
Section IV. Safety
2-20.
2-21.
2-22.
2-23.
2-24.
Requirements
Before Firing
During Firing
After Firing
Instructional Practice and Record Qualification Firing
APPENDIX A COMBAT PISTOL QUALIFICATION COURSE
APPENDIX B ALTERNATE PISTOL QUALIFICATION COURSE
APPENDIX C TRAINING SCHEDULES
APPENDIX D REPRODUCIBLE FORMS
GLOSSARY
REFERENCES
AUTHENTICATION

 

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*This publication supersedes FM 23-35, 10 October 1988, and rescinds DA Form 88-R, 1 September 1971, and DA Form 5704-R, September 1988.

 



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