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This e-book contains the material found in the Chapters of the U.S. Army's Field Manual: Combat Training With Pistols, M9 And M11. It is approved for public release.
Minor formatting changes, such as using the font face arial to enhance readability on LCD screens, have been made.
The Manual features the M9 and M11 Service Pistols. However, as pistols are much the same, the how-to-use-it information and the tactics, techniques, and procedures presented, are applicable across the board.
To give you an idea of what's inside, here is a partial list of the contents.
Section I . . Description . . Components . . Ammunition.
Section II . . Maintenance . . Dissemble . . Cleaning . . Assembly.
Section III . . Operation . . Loading . . Unloading and Clearing . .
Section IV . . Performance Problems . . Remedial Action.
Section I . . Marksmanship . . Grip . . Aiming . . Breath Control . . Trigger Squeeze . . Target Engagement.
Section II . . Combat Marksmanship . . Techniques of Firing . . Traversing . . Combat Reloading Techniques . . Poor Visibility Firing.
Section III . . Coaching and Training Aids . . Calling the Shot . . Slow-Fire Exercise . . Quick-Fire Target Training Device . . Range Firing Courses.
Section IV . . Safety . . Requirements . . Instructional Practice and Record Qualification Firing.
Appendix A. Combat Pistol Qualification Course
Appendix B. Alternate Pistol Qualification Course
Appendix C. Training Schedules
Appendix D. Reproducible Forms - References
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