CHAPTER 5

STARLIGHT SCOPE OPERATORíS TRAINING COURSES


31. General. The Starlight Scope operatorís training courses as outlined in this chapter are designed to teach the soldier the fundamentals and basic skills required for operation of the Starlight Scope. They are offered as a guide in preparing lesson plans and scheduling periods of instruction. Army Subject Schedule 23-39 should be consulted for detailed information regarding the conduct of training for each course. Ammunition requirements are listed in tables I, II, and III paragraph 35.

32. Starlight Scope Operatorís Training Course (7 Hours). This course consists of 3 hours devoted to conference, demonstration, and practical exercises on characteristics, tabulated data, components, functioning, operation, disassembly and assembly, installation, maintenance, aiming, positions, zeroing procedures, and factors affecting employment. The last 4 hours cover range firing exercises applying 25-meter zeroing procedures and field target engagement under table I, paragraph 35.

33. Starlight Scope Operatorís Training Course Modified (4 Hours). This course is designed for training of operators at installations where facilities and time may be limited. The course consists of a 1-hour conference and demonstration on description, tabulated data, components, operation, installation, and maintenance procedures. Three hours are devoted to conference and demonstration on aiming, zeroing procedures, and practical exercises applying 4-meter zeroing procedures and field target engagement under table II, paragraph 35.

34. Starlight Scope Operatorís Proficiency Course (2 Hours). This course is designed to maintain the proficiency of trained Starlight Scope operators. The course will not be presented to individuals who have not received training under the courses as listed in paragraphs 32 and 33. This course consists of a 2-hour class on review of the Starlight Scope system and practical exercises applying field expedient zeroing procedures and field target engagement under table III, paragraph 35.

35. Ammunition Tables.