The Official US Marine Corps Pistol Marksmanship Handbook: Updated Edition
Master the combat pistol! Big 8.5" x 11" size! (MCRP 8-10B.3 / MCRP 3-01B)
US Marine Corps
Paperback Book
Carlile Military Library
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MASTER THE COMBAT PISTOL

Current 2017 edition

The semi-auto pistol is the Marine's go-to defensive weapon of choice, effective out to fifty meters. This comprehensive Handbook contains the distilled wisdom of Marine Corps instructors & gunfighters over decades, designed & proven to hone a student of any ability into a competition-ready, combat-grade pistol shot on whose skills his comrades may justifiably rely.

This publication supersedes the old (pre-2016) MCRP 3-01B.

  • Full-size edition: LARGE 8.5" x 11" FORMAT: clear, detailed text & illustrations.
  • COMPLETE & UNABRIDGED
  • The indispensable manual for service personnel, civilian contractors, law enforcement, competition shooters, preppers, & more.
  • Created & trusted by the United States Marine Corps.
  • Essential reference for the bookshelf or range bag of any semi-auto pistol operator or instructor.
  • "Batteries last hours, books last decades. Get the print edition!"

The Handbook covers:

  1. THE SERVICE PISTOL: CAPABILITIES, NOMENCLATURE, COMPONENTS, SAFETY, CYCLE, AMMUNITION, WEARING & HOLSTERING, MAINTENANCE, SAFETY/FUNCTION CHECKS, USER SERVICEABILITY INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE IN ADVERSE CONDITIONS
  2. WEAPONS HANDLING: SAFETY, WEAPONS CONDITIONS, WEAPON COMMANDS, LOADING, MAKING-READY, FIRE/CEASE-FIRE, UNLOADING & SHOWING-CLEAR, MAGAZINE FILLING & EMPTYING, RELOADING, MALFUNCTION DRILLS, WEAPONS CARRIES & TRANSPORTS, COMBAT MINDSET
  3. PISTOL MARKSMANSHIP: AIMING, TRIGGER CONTROL, BREATH CONTROL, APPLICATION OF MARKSMANSHIP FUNDAMENTALS
  4. PISTOL FIRING POSITIONS & GRIP: MOBILITY & ENEMY OBSERVATION, SIGHT STABILIZATION, TRIGGER CONTROL & RECOIL MANAGEMENT, QUICK DRAW, WEAVER & ISOSCELES STANCES STANDING, KNEELING & PRONE, NATURAL BODY ALIGNMENT
  5. USE OF COVER & CONCEALMENT: COVER MATERIALS, FIRING FROM COVER, SUPPORTED FIRING, FINDING & ENGAGING ENEMY TARGETS FROM COVER
  6. PRESENTATION OF THE PISTOL TO TARGET: SIGHT PICTURE, PRESENTATION FROM HOLSTER, KNEELING & PRONE, SEARCH & ASSESSMENT
  7. ENEMY ENGAGEMENT TECHNIQUE: TARGET DETECTION, MOVEMENT, SOUND & IMPROPER CAMOUFLAGE, TECHNIQUES OF FIRE, SINGLE- & DOUBLE-ACTION FIRING, RE-ENGAGEMENT TECHNIQUES, DEFEATING MULTIPLE TARGETS, COMBAT MINDSET, PRIORITIZING TARGETS, ENGAGING MOVING TARGETS, LEADING MOVING TARGETS
  8. ONE-HANDED TECHNIQUES: PRESENTATION & SHOOTING, RELOADING, STOPPAGE & MALFUNCTION, USING THE WEAK HAND, TRANSFERRING THE PISTOL
  9. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES: SHOOTING ON THE MOVE, ENGAGING MULTIPLE TARGETS IN DIFFERENT QUADRANTS
  10. LOW LIGHT TECHNIQUES COMBAT MINDSET, TARGET DETECTION, ILLUMINATION, HUNTING TARGETS AT NIGHT, FLASHLIGHT SHOOTING

Introduction

Marines must have the versatility, flexibility, & skills to deal with any situation at any level of intensity across the entire range of military operations. Whenever the situation warrants the application of deadly force, a Marine must be able to deliver well-aimed shots to eliminate the threat. To be combat ready, a Marine must be skilled in the tactics, techniques, & procedures of pistol marksmanship & diligent in the proper care & maintenance of the service pistol. This publication provides all Marines with the tactics, techniques, & procedures for range & field firing the M9, 9-mm service pistol.

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