NOTE .-C.N.=Cupro-nickel . N.G.=Nitro-glycerine .
See also:hand to execute the
See also:fire-director's orders . Within decisive ranges fire-direction has to give place to fire-
See also:control . All that the strongest
See also:commander can enforce is the opening and ceasing of fire when he gives the
See also:order, and success is sought through making the individual soldier skilful at rapid and snap
See also:shooting . Black bull's-eyes on
See also:white targets are now used only to teach men to make uniformly
See also:good shooting, which is shown by the closeness of the shot-grouping . The
See also:rest of the musketry course is fired against
See also:green "
See also:head and shoulders " targets or
See also:brown silhouettes, and consists of slow, rapid and snap shooting, from behind cover, at disappearing or
See also:running targets, &c . In 1909
See also:attention began to be paid to visual training, both as an aid to judging distance and as an actual ingredient of fire-discipline . A method of indicating targets which originated in the French army was adopted and improved upon, consisting essentially of giving two or three conspicuous "
See also:auxiliary marks," in
See also:artillery language, and naming the target with reference to them . Judging distance is generally associated with fire-discipline practices, and men are frequently exercised in locating and ranging upon a hidden skirmisher, 300-800 yds. away . Perhaps the most important modification of musketry training, within
See also:recent years, has been the adoption of rapid fire in " bursts," as the normal procedure for
See also:infantry, instead of slow continuous fire . The
See also:complete cessation of fire at intervals enables the leaders to ehSerrve the MILITARY-
See also:MAGAZINE .
NOTE (Lat. nota, mark, sign, from noscere, to know)...
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