Card Set Information
(25.8 lbs) (M240H)
(27.1 lbs) (M240B)
240 rate of fire
200 RDS/M (2-3 sec between bursts) – Change barrel every 2 minutes.
650 to 950 RDS/M (B 550-650 RDS/M)
100 RDS/M (4-5 sec between bursts) – Change barrel every 10 minutes
Max Effective Point
Max Effective Area
Gas-operated – Recoils with gas-assist boost. Three gas settings to maintain a consistent rate of fire (with the exception of M240B/M240H
Positive Locking of Bolt Body – Firing pin is part of bolt and operating rod assembly, and cannot strike primer until bolt is fully locked.
Fires from Open Bolt Position – Prevents explosion of cartridge (cook-off) after prolonged firing.
240 Immediate Action
Let weapon fire if near end of link belt.
Break link belt (grasp link belt and twist it firmly).
Grab charger cable (or cocking handle assembly), pull all the way back and hold.
Place safety to “S” safe and remove ammunition belt.
semiautomatic, magazine fed, recoil operated, double action pistols, chambered for the 9mm cartridge.
Max effective range
M9 Immediate Action
Ensure the decocking/safety lever is in the FIRE position.
Squeeze the trigger again.
If the pistol does not fire, ensure that the magazine is fully seated, retract the slide to the rear, and release.
Squeeze the trigger.If the pistol again does not fire, remove the magazine and retract the slide to eject the chambered cartridge.
Insert a new magazine, retract the slide, and release to chamber another cartridge.
Squeeze the trigger.
If the pistol still does not fire, perform remedial action.
240 Function Check
safety to “F” fire. Pull cocking handle to rear
Place to safe
depress trigger nothing should happen
Place to fire with charging handle to rear depress trigger ride bolt forward
safety must not go in with bolt forward
M9 Function Check
Clear the pistol in accordance with the unloading procedures
Depress the slide stop, letting the slide go forward.
Insert an empty magazine into the pistol.
Retract the slide fully and release it.
The slide should lock to the rear.
Depress the magazine release button and remove the magazine.
Ensure the decocking/safety lever is in the SAFE position.
Depress the slide stop. When the slide goes forward, the hammer should fall to the forward position.
Squeeze and release the trigger.
The firing pin block should move up and down and the hammer should not move.
Place the decocking/safety lever in the fire POSITION.
Squeeze the trigger to check double action. The hammer should cock and fall.
Squeeze the trigger again. Hold it to the rear. Manually retract and release the slide.
Release the trigger. A click should be heard and the hammer should not fall.
Squeeze the trigger to check the single action. The hammer should fall.
What are the four fundamentals of marksmanship?
Proper Aim (Sight Picture)