machine guns with a tripod/T&E mechanism may also shoot the
"Machine Gun Performance Evaluation Course - Tripod/T&E"
c. Pre-requisites. Classroom training must be conducted
before any sustainment, simulator, blank fire, or live fire
d. Required Sustainment Training. All Navy personnel armed
with light and medium machine guns are required to undergo
semiannual sustainment training, not to exceed 8 months.
Sustainment training shall include, but is not limited to,
classroom instruction, dry fire training, weapons manipulation
drills utilizing dummy rounds, simulator training, blank fire
training, and/or additional live fire training when feasible.
Medium Machine Gun Condition Codes:
CONDITION 1: Ammunition on Feed Tray, Bolt Locked to
Rear, Weapon on Safe, Cover Closed.
CONDITION 2: Not Applicable.
CONDITION 3: Ammunition on Feed Tray, Bolt Forward on
Empty Chamber, Weapon on Fire, Cover Closed
CONDITION 4: Feed Tray Clear, Bolt Forward on Empty
Chamber, Weapon on Fire, Cover Closed
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