During semi-automatic firing, rifles shall be checked to
assure that no doubling occurs (i.e., two shots fired with a
Doubling shall be recorded as a malfunction
single trigger pull).
and shall be cause for rejection.
Manually examine function of
184.108.40.206.4 Manual examination.
magazine catch and visually examine f u n c t i o n o f b o l t c a t c h i n
Depressing of magazine catch button
assisting magazine ejection.
shall cause the magazine assembly to be ejected, with spring
assist from bolt catch, without binding.
Malfunctions that are not
attributable to rifles as a result of failure analysis and
verified by the Government representative shall not be counted
against the rifle; however, such malfunctions shall be recorded.
The following data shall be re-
RecordinG of data.
Number of rifles tested and number of rifles
rejected per shift.
Ammunition lot number.
For each rifle that fails, record the following
Type of malfunction or failure (see 6.5).
Class of malfunction (see 6.5.5).
Round number at which failure occurred.
Type of firing (semi-automatic or burst)
Round number of magazine at which failure
Type of magazine used (30 round magazine)
Rifle in which ammunition defect occurred.
Description of defect.
,R e j e c t e d
Rifles re'jetted because of malfunction
or unserviceable part during the test shall be corrected by the
c o n t r a c t o r and the corrective action shall be recorded. In the
event the malfunction cause is classified as Class II or Class III
(see 6.5.5), the contractor shall immediately initiate action in
accordance with 220.127.116.11.2.1.
The rifles shall be retested by firing two
(2) thirty round sequences in accordance with 18.104.22.168.1 and the
The rifle shall operate without
cyclic rate shall be recorded.
malfunction or unserviceable parts and shall meet the cyclic rate
of fire requirements.