AR-15/M-16/M-4 Armorer
Number: 725
MemberFee: No Fee
Contact: 309-268-8430 or mtu8training@heartland.edu

This course will begin with cycles of fire and function checks. Students will then learn how to identify, disassemble, reassemble, inspect and upgrade the working parts of the AR15, M16, & M4 systems. All necessary tools and manuals will be provided for classroom use.

Overview of what is covered:
• History of the Weapon
• Cycles of Function
• General Disassembly & Assembly
• Identification of Common Problems & Parts
• Nomenclature
• Identification of Group Components
• Semi, Burst, and Full Auto Parts & Conversions
• Complete Armoring Disassembly/Assembly
• Barrel Replacement
• Cleaning & Maintenance
• Sight & Distance Considerations
• Ballistic Issues
• Barrel Twist & Length Choices
• Gas System
• Parts Interchangability, including Brands
• Headspace
• Firing Pin Protrusion
• Trigger Jobs
• Chamber Inspection & Polishing
• Accessories & Customizing
• Tool Options & Selection
• Iron Sights (A1/A2/A3)
• Disassembly/Reassembly
• Optics

This course provides an industry standard 5-year armorer's certification.

** NOTE: Students are required to bring clear plastic glasses and a weapon to work on in class.
(Problematic and malfunctioning rifles are welcome. Agencies may send any rifles that aren't working correctly with participants. There will be small parts on hand and they can usually get the rifles repaired in class and back into service.)

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