fress377 Wrote:
Mar 08, 2013 9:47 PM
"To qualify for service with the company, a rifleman had to fire at and repeatedly hit [3 times in 60 seconds] a seven-inch target at 250 yards, .... " (http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+American+rifleman+in+the+Revolutionary+War%3a+American+frontiersmen...-a0237756136) I don't think the majority of US troops armed with their newest M16s could hit a 7 inch target with iron sights 3 times in 60 seconds at 250 yards.