Presentation on theme: "42d Security Forces Squadron"— Presentation transcript:
1 42d Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms SectionMaxwell Air Force BaseAlabama
2 908 SFS Combat Arms If you are deploying to a hostile fire zone, you need to fire with all of your Individual Combat Equipment (helmet, body armor and LBE). If you do not have all of your required equipment, let the instructor know.
3 Use Of ForceYou must base your use of force option on the actions of the individual with whom you are in contact.In cases warranting the use of force, you must use only force REASONABLY NECESSARY to reach your objective IAW AFI “Arming and Use of Force by AF Personnel”Persons who use excessive force may be subject to disciplinary action for violation of Article 92 UCMJ and LOAC
4 Use Of ForceYou may use force, up to and including deadly force, against hostile actors:In self-defenseTo protect others as designatedIn defense of your unit and other US forcesTo prevent the theft, damage, or destruction of firearms, explosives, ammunition or property designated by your commander as vital to national security
5 Rules OF EngagementDirectives issued by competent military authorities/ command authorities which outline the circumstances and limitations under which United States forces will initiate or continue combat engagement/combat operations with other forces encountered. These ROE are IAW CJCSI A “Standing Rules of Engagement for US Forces” and AFMAN “Airman’s Manual”ROE differ from country to country based on the operational missionSpecific ROE are briefed in the AORFailure to comply with ROE may be punishable IAW UCMJ
6 Air Force Qualification Course M9 PISTOLAir Force Qualification Course(AFQC)
7 COURSE OVERVIEW FOUR PERIODS OF INSTRUCTION FREQUENCY OF TRAINING I. ORIENTATION & MECHANICALII. PREPARATORY MARKSMANSHIPIII. LIVE FIRE PRACTICEIV. LIVE FIRE RECORD & PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE EVALUATIONFREQUENCY OF TRAININGGROUP A 12 MONTHS (INCLUDING SF READY PERSONNEL)GROUP B 15 MONTHS CES24 MONTHS FLYERS12 MONTHS Everyone else
8 PERIOD I. OVERVIEW CLASSROOM PROCEDURES SAFETY CHARACTERISTICS NOMENCLATUREAMMUNITIONMETHODS OF DESTRUCTIONOPERATOR MAINTENANCELOADING, UNLOADING, & RELOADINGSTOPPAGES & MALFUNCTIONSIMMEDIATE ACTION PROCEDURES
9 CLASSROOM PROCEDURES Training times: Classroom, Live-Fire, Overall. Safety & Precautions. (MSDS’s in Office)Break procedures.Location of facilities:Latrines.Smoking area.Telephones.Food & Beverages.Student Critiques.
12 Classroom Procedures ORM Questionnaire Anyone worked the last 8 hours Anyone taking medication causing drowsinessAnyone pregnant/breastfeedingAnyone consumed alcohol in the last 8 hoursFire alarm procedures
13 WEAPON SAFETY Treat every weapon as if it were loaded. When handling any firearm, clear it first, before proceeding any further.Keep the action open and the weapon unloaded until ready to use itNever point a weapon at anyone or anything you do not intend to shoot.Always keep your finger away from the trigger of any weapon until you intend to shoot.
14 WEAPON SAFETY (cont.) Know your target and what’s behind it. Avoid all horseplay around weaponsKnow how the weapon operatesBe sure your weapon and ammunition are compatibleWear eye and ear protection as appropriateNever handle weapons when you are under the influence of alcohol or medication. (Energy Drinks)Pregnant or Breast feeding?
15 CLASSROOM SAFETYDo not point the weapon at yourself or others during weapons handling exercises.Handle the pistol only when told to do so.Don't get ahead of the instructor and don't anticipate instructions.If at any time you don't understand the instructions, ASK QUESTIONS!
21 CLEARING/UNLOADING PROCEDURES 3 - Inspect CHAMBER for ammunition or brass-- Lock SLIDE to the rear, if not already back--- Pull sliderearward--- Engage slidecatch
22 DESCRIPTION SEMIAUTOMATIC MAGAZINE FED RECOIL OPERATED SINGLE & DOUBLE ACTION9 x 19MM NATO
23 CHARACTERISTICS Manufacturer Beretta USA Weight Unloaded: 34 oz Loaded: 41 ozLength inchesMaximum effective range metersMaximum range ,800 metersMuzzle energy foot poundsMuzzle velocity ,230 feet per secondMagazine capacity rounds
60 FUNCTION CHECKON SAFE, RELEASE SLIDE FORWARD HAMMER SHOULD FALL FORWARDPRESS & RELEASE TRIGGER--FIRING PIN BLOCK SHOULD MOVE UP AND DOWNPLACE ON FIRE (ROTATE UP)PRESS TRIGGER--WEAPON SHOULD DRY FIRE DOUBLE ACTION
61 FUNCTION CHECK PRESS TRIGGER AGAIN & HOLD TO REAR RETRACT & RELEASE SLIDERELEASE TRIGGER--SHOULD CLICK & HAMMER NOT FALL FORWARDPRESS TRIGGER--SINGLE ACTION, HAMMER SHOULD FALL FORWARD
80 DEFINITIONS & EXAMPLES STOPPAGE - ANY INTERRUPTION IN THE CYCLE OF OPERATION. A STOPPAGE MAY OR MAY NOT BE CAUSED BY THE WEAPON FUNCTIONING IMPROPERLYMALFUNCTION - A FAILURE OF THE WEAPON TO FUNCTION PROPERLY. A MALFUNCTION CAN USUALLY BE PINPOINTED TO SPECIFIC PART BREAKAGE OR EXCESSIVE WEAR
81 IMMEDIATE ACTIONThe unhesitating action taken by the shooter to clear a stoppage without investigating the cause
82 IMMEDIATE ACTIONS1. Ensure the weapon is not on SAFE and press trigger again
83 IMMEDIATE ACTIONS2. Ensure the magazine is seated (TAP)
84 IMMEDIATE ACTIONS3. Retract and release slide (RACK)
94 Isosceles Feet shoulder width apart Toes Pointed straight at target Having two equal sides:an isosceles triangle.Feet shoulder width apartToes Pointed straight at targetArms Straight (Elbows Locked or almost locked)Neck and head erect
95 Isosceles Feet shoulder width apart Toes Pointed straight at target Having two equal sides:an isosceles triangle.Feet shoulder width apartToes Pointed straight at targetArms Straight (Elbows Locked or almost locked)Neck and head erect
107 SIGHT PICTUREFOCUS ON FRONT SIGHTTARGET WILL BE BLURRY!!
108 SIGHT PICTUREFOCUS ON FRONT SIGHTOSAMA WILL BE BLURRY!!
109 BREATH CONTROL Breath control, single target. SQUEEZE TRIGGER IN OUT NATURALRESPIRATORY PAUSEHOLDBREATHSHOOT
110 TRIGGER PRESSCONTINUOUS PRESSURE TO REAR, WITHOUT DISTURBING SIGHT PICTUREDON’T TIGHTEN GRIPCONTINUE TO ADJUST SIGHTS, TO MAINTAIN PROPER ALIGNMENT (INTEGRATED ACT OF FIRING)THIS FUNDAMENTAL CAUSES THE MOST ERRORS!COMMON SHOOTER ERROR
111 FOLLOW THROUGH DURING RECOIL, MENTALLY PREPARE FOR NEXT SHOT RETURN TO SAME POSITIONREMAIN ON TARGETFINGER ON TRIGGER
113 FIELD INTERVIEW STANCE Face the targetBody turned at a 45-degree angle, with your weapon side away from your targetStand with feet shoulder width apartBoth hands at waist level orientated towards your target
114 FOUR STAGE DRAW Stage - 1 = GRAB Stage - 2 = DRAW (Strong Hand Grip) Stage - 3 = SMACK (Support hand grip)Stage - 4 = LOOK & PRESS (Fundamentals-)Smooth will become FAST
115 RECOVERY TO HOLSTERStay ON TARGET, sights aligned, ready to fire for at least 2 secondsLower hammer, move safety back to fire (DECOCK) and go to Weaver Ready positionSurvey the area for threatsAt least 4 secondsReturn weapon to holster without taking eyes off target
116 FIELD TARGET ENGAGEMENT Combine SPEED with ACCURACYDouble Tap Single TargetsMultiple Target EngagementUse of CoverLimited Visibility Techniques
117 LIMITED VISIBILITYLine up the dots or “dot the I” using dots on sightsFocus on light and then move sights to target
118 NIGHT FIRINGLine up sights on light sourceMove sights on to target
120 M-9 Pistol Course of Fire (Practice Phase) PositionRoundsTimeDistance1. WeaverStance6(3, 1 shot strings1, 3 shot string)N/A7 meters2. Weaver6(2, 3 shot strings)10 Sec3. RightBarricade(3 &3 rapid reload)15 meters4. Left
121 M-9 Pistol Course of Fire (Practice Phase) PositionRoundsTimeDistance5. WeaverStance15(5, 3 shot strings)10 sec15 meters6. OverBarricade /6(1, 6 shot string)25 sec25 metersKneelingBarricade3 shots over barricade, 3 shots kneeling barricade45 Total rounds for Practice Phase
122 M-9 Pistol Course of Fire (Qualification Phase) PositionRoundsTimeDistance1. WeaverStance6(2, 3 shot strings)8 sec per string7 meters2. Right SideBarricade10 sec per string15 meters3. WeaverStance w/kneelingreload4. Strong Side6(3 and 3 rapid reload)9(3, 3 shot strings) 10 sec per string25 sec
123 M-9 Pistol Course of Fire (Qualification Phase) PositionRoundsTimeDistance5. Strong SideBarricade6(3 and 3 rapid reload / behind cover)25 sec15 meters6. Left Side6(2, 3 shot strings)10 sec per string7. OverBarricade /Kneeling6(1, 6 shot string3 over barricade / 3 kneeling)25 meters45 Total Rounds for Qualification90 Total Rounds for Entire Course
124 QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS QUALIFIED: 35 HITS ANYWHERE ON SILHOUETTEEXPERT: 41 HITS 25 w/in 10” Circle, 6 w/in 6” Circle
125 SUMMARY POSITIONS FUNDAMENTALS FOUR STAGE DRAW RECOVERY TO HOLSTER FIELD TARGET ENGAGEMENTRELOADING TACTICSCOURSE OF FIRE