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General data on the M1a1 and M9:

Range: Point Targets 50 to 300 yards

Range: Area Targets 300 to 50 yards

Sights: The front and rear sights are mounted on the left side and are 20 7/8 inches apart. The front sight consists of three studs representing ranges of 100, 200 and 300 yards. The rear sight is a peep sight. Gunner must estimate intermediate ranges or ranges in excess of 300 yards, as well as estimate windage and lead.

Muzzle velocity is 265 ft/sec. Large arc on trajectory beyond even 200 yrds

The weapon has a relatively low rate of fire; it has a distinctive flash on discharge, tending to disclose the firing position; and when fired at point targets beyond 300 yards range it is comparatively inaccurate. Its accuracy when firing at moving targets decrease as range increases.

Can be fired from prone, kneeling, sitting and standing positions. Recommended Training consisted of extensive practice round firing at both stationary and moving tank sized targets between ranges of 100 to 300 yards.

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