Publication Title:                   Combat Arms Training Programs Individual Use Weapons
Publication/revision date:    21 MAY 2004
Air Force Manual:                 AFMAN 36-2227 Vol 1
   Supersedes:                      AFMAN 36-2227, Volume 1, 31 March 2000 and incorporates AFMAN 36-2227, Volume 2, 1 February 1996
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

CONTENTS
Chapter 1—RIFLE/CARBINE TRAINING PROGRAM 7
1.1. Rifle/Carbine AFQC/TRQC. ..................................................................................... 7
1.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 7
1.3. Instructor Guidelines. ................................................................................................. 8
1.4. Rifle/Carbine Qualification Plan of Instruction. ........................................................ 8
1.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 8
1.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 8
Table 1.1. Rifle/Carbine AFQC and TRQC Training Objectives/Intermediate
Training Objectives (ITO). ....................................................................................... 9
1.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 11
1.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 12
1.9. Tactical Rifle Qualification Course (TRQC): ............................................................ 14
1.10. Training Objective (TRQC). ...................................................................................... 14
1.11. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 14
1.12. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 15
Figure 1.1. Rifle/Carbine Firing Requirements, Rifle/Carbine Air Force Qualification Course 18
1.13. Course Information, Rifle/Carbine AFQC. ................................................................ 19
Figure 1.2. Rifle/Carbine Firing Requirements, TRQC Day Fire ............................................... 23
1.14. Course Information, TRQC. ...................................................................................... 24
Figure 1.3. Grip, Rifle Butt, Firing Hand, Stock Weld and Elbow Location: ............................ 29
Figure 1.4. Supported Fighting Position. .................................................................................... 30
Figure 1.5. Prone Unsupported Position. .................................................................................... 31
Figure 1.6. Alternate Prone Position. .......................................................................................... 32
Figure 1.7. Kneeling Supported Position. ................................................................................... 33
Figure 1.8. Standing Position. ..................................................................................................... 34
Figure 1.9. Modified Firing Positions. ........................................................................................ 35
Figure 1.10. Military Operations in Urban Terrain (MOUT) Firing Positions. ............................ 35
Figure 1.11. MOUT Continued. .................................................................................................... 36
Chapter 2—HANDGUN TRAINING PROGRAM 37
2.1. Handgun AFQC. ........................................................................................................ 37
2.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 37
2.3. Instructor Guidelines. ................................................................................................. 37
2.4. Handgun Qualification Plan of Instruction. ............................................................... 37
2.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 38
2.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 38
Table 2.1. Handgun Training Objectives/Intermediate Training Objectives (ITO). ................. 38
2.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 40
2.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 41
2.9. Handgun Orientation Course. .................................................................................... 43
2.10. Specialized Handgun Training Program. ................................................................... 43
Figure 2.1. Handgun Firing Requirements, Handgun Air Force Qualification Course (AFQC). 43
2.11. Course Information, Handgun AFQC. ....................................................................... 44
Figure 2.2. Weaver Stance. ......................................................................................................... 49
Figure 2.3. Weaver Ready Position. ............................................................................................ 50
Figure 2.4. Handgun Right Barricade Position. .......................................................................... 51
Figure 2.5. Handgun Left Barricade Position. ............................................................................ 52
Figure 2.6. Handgun Over Barricade Position. ........................................................................... 53
Figure 2.7. Circle Template for Handgun Targets. ..................................................................... 54
Chapter 3—SHOTGUN TRAINING PROGRAM 55
3.1. Shotgun AFQC. ......................................................................................................... 55
3.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 55
3.3. Instructor Guidelines: ................................................................................................ 55
3.4. Shotgun Qualification Plan of Instruction. ................................................................ 55
3.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 56
3.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 56
Table 3.1. Shotgun Training Objectives/Intermediate Training Objectives (ITO). ................... 56
3.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 57
3.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 59
Figure 3.1. Shotgun Firing Requirements, Shotgun Air Force Qualification Course (AFQC). .. 60
3.9. Course Information, Shotgun AFQC. ........................................................................ 60
Figure 3.2. Shotgun Ready Position. ........................................................................................... 62
Figure 3.3. Shotgun Standing Position. ....................................................................................... 63Figure 3.4. Shotgun Strong Side Barricade Position. .................................................................. 64
Figure 3.5. Shotgun Over Barricade Position. ............................................................................ 65
Chapter 4—40MM GRENADE LAUNCHER TRAINING PROGRAM 66
4.1. Grenade Launcher AFQC. ......................................................................................... 66
4.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 66
4.3. Instructor Guidelines. ................................................................................................. 66
4.4. Grenade Launcher Qualification Plan of Instruction. ................................................ 66
4.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 67
4.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 67
Table 4.1. Grenade Launcher Training Objectives/Intermediate Training Objectives (ITO). .. 67
4.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 68
4.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 70
Figure 4.1. Grenade Launcher Firing Requirements, Grenade Launcher Air Force
Qualification Course (AFQC). ................................................................................. 71
4.9. Course Information, Grenade Launcher AFQC. ........................................................ 72
Figure 4.2. Grenade Launcher Prone Supported Position. .......................................................... 73
Figure 4.3. Grenade Launcher Kneeling Supported Position. ..................................................... 74
Figure 4.4. Example of Grenade Launcher Target Arrays. ......................................................... 75
Chapter 5—LIGHT ANTI-ARMOR WEAPONS TRAINING PROGRAM 76
5.1. Light Anti-armor Weapons AFQC. ........................................................................... 76
5.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 76
5.3. Instructor Guidelines: ................................................................................................ 76
5.4. Light Anti-armor Weapons Qualification Plan of Instruction. .................................. 76
5.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 77
5.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 77
Table 5.1. Light Anti-armor Weapon Training Objectives/Intermediate Training
Objectives (ITO). ...................................................................................................... 77
5.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 78
5.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 79
Figure 5.1. Light Anti-armor Weapon Firing Requirements, Air Force Qualification Course. .. 80
5.9. Course Information, Light Anti-armor Weapons AFQC. .......................................... 81
Figure 5.2. Light Anti-armor Basic Standing Positions. ............................................................. 82
Figure 5.3. Light Anti-armor Modified Standing Positions. ....................................................... 83
Figure 5.4. Light Anti-armor Weapon Kneeling Positions. ........................................................ 84
Figure 5.5. Light Anti-armor Weapon Sitting Positions. ............................................................ 85
Figure 5.6. Light Anti-armor Weapon Prone Position. ............................................................... 86
Chapter 6—SUBMACHINE GUN TRAINING PROGRAM 87
6.1. Submachine Gun AFQC. ........................................................................................... 87
6.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 87
6.3. Instructor Guidelines and Ratios. ............................................................................... 87
6.4. Submachine Gun Qualification Plan of Instruction. .................................................. 87
6.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 87
6.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 88
Table 6.1. Submachine Gun Training Objectives/Intermediate Training Objectives (ITO). .... 88
6.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 89
6.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 91
Figure 6.1. Submachine Gun Firing Requirements, Air Force Qualification Course. ................ 92
6.9. Course Information, Submachine Gun AFQC. .......................................................... 92
Figure 6.2. Prone Supported Position. ......................................................................................... 95
Figure 6.3. Standing Shoulder Point and Ready Positions. ......................................................... 96
Figure 6.4. Strong Side Barricade Standing Position. ................................................................. 97
Figure 6.5. Over Barricade Position. ........................................................................................... 98
Chapter 7—M249 AUTOMATIC RIFLE TRAINING PROGRAM 99
7.1. M249 Automatic Rifle AFQC. .................................................................................. 99
7.2. Training Overview. .................................................................................................... 99
7.3. Instructor Guidelines and Ratios. ............................................................................... 99
7.4. M249 Qualification Plan of Instruction. .................................................................... 100
7.5. Training Goal. ............................................................................................................ 100
7.6. Training Objectives (AFQC). .................................................................................... 100
Table 7.1. M249 Automatic Rifle Training Objectives/Intermediate Training Objectives
(ITO). ........................................................................................................................ 101
7.7. Recommended Sequence of Events. .......................................................................... 101
7.8. Administrative Requirements. ................................................................................... 103
Figure 7.1. M249 Automatic Rifle Firing Requirements, Air Force Qualification Course
(AFQC) (Full Distance). ........................................................................................... 106
7.9. Course Information, M249 AFQC (Full Distance). ................................................... 106
Figure 7.2. M249 Automatic Rifle Firing Requirements, Air Force Qualification Course
(10-Meter). ................................................................................................................ 108
7.10. Course Information, M249 AFQC (10-Meter). ......................................................... 108
Figure 7.3. M249 Prone Position (Left Side, Right Side and Frontal View). ............................. 111
Figure 7.4. Sample Air Force Form 522 ..................................................................................... 113
Attachment 1—GLOSSARY OF REFERENCES AND SUPPORTING INFORMATION 115

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