Light Antiarmor Weapons

Publication Title:                   Light Antiarmor Weapons
Publication/revision date:    30 AUG 2001
Field Manual:                        FM 3-23.25
   Supersedes:                      FM 23-25 (17 AUG 1994)
Distribution Restriction:       Approved for public release, distribution unlimited (public domain manuals)

Contents:
Table of Contents
PREFACE

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION
Types of Light Antiarmor Weapons
Care and Handling
Destruction Procedures (Combat Only)
Decontamination Procedures
Operating Temperatures

Chapter 2 M72-SERIES LAW, OPERATION AND FUNCTION
Description
Technical Data
Ammunition
Inspection
Firing Mechanism
Sights
Operation and Function
Misfire Procedures
Restoration to Carrying Configuration

Chapter 3 M136 AT4, OPERATION AND FUNCTION
Description
Technical Data
Ammunition
Inspection
Firing Mechanism, Safeties, and Weapon Function
Sights
Operation
Misfire Procedures
Restoration to Carrying Configuration

Chapter 4 MARKSMANSHIP FUNDAMENTALS
Steady Hold
Aiming Procedures
Breath Control
Trigger Manipulation
Integrated Act of Shooting

Chapter 5 FIRING POSITIONS
Standing Position
Kneeling Position
Sitting Position
Prone Position

Chapter 6 COMBAT TECHNIQUES
Range Estimation
Speed Estimation
Armored Vehicle Weaknesses
Methods of Engagement
Engagement of Field Fortifications and Buildings
Engagement of Other Vehicles
Limited Visibility Engagements
Engagement in NBC Conditions
Engagement from an Enclosure
Engagement Beyond Maximum Effective Range (M136 AT4 Only)
Offensive Operations
Defensive Operations
Other Tactical Operations

Chapter 7 TRAIN-THE-TRAINER AND UNIT TRAINING PROGRAMS
Train-the-Trainer Program
Unit Training Program
Training Strategy


Appendix A SAFETY

Appendix B TRAINING DEVICES AND AIDS

Appendix C PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS

Appendix D SUGGESTED DESIGN FOR COMBINED LIGHT ANTIARMOR RANGE

Appendix E FIRING TABLES AND EXAMPLE SCORECARDS

Appendix F INFRARED LASER AIMING DEVICES

GLOSSARY
REFERENCES
AUTHENTICATION

 

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