What is the maximum effective range in meters for the MK19 40mm heavy machinegun to engage an area target?
What is the effective range to a point area target and maximun effective range of the M249 squad automatic weapon with the short barrel?
The US Army defines the maximum effective range of a .308 as 800 meters. The US Marine Corps defines the effective range as 1000 meters. There will be variances due to things like bullet weight, barrel length, etc. Generally speaking, bullets are no longer effective once they become subsonic, which happens at around 1000 meters with a .308.
* M203 Specifications * Bore diameter: 40 mm * Maximum effective range: * Area target: 1148 feet (350 meters) * Point target: 492 feet (150 meters) * Maximum range: 1312 feet (400 meters) * Minimum safe range: * Non-Direct Fire: 115 feet (35 meters) * Training: 427 feet (130 meters) * Combat: 102 feet (31 meters)
The maximum range of the M16 rifle is 3,534 meters. The maximum effective range of the M16 rifle (point target) is 550 meters, which is about 600 yards, and around 800 meters (area target), which is around 875 yards. Point target is you aiming directly at your target (accounting for windage and elevation as necessary). Area target is basically you shooting at a range beyond that where you can aim directly for your target, but…
That depends on which maximum range you want to know. The maximum range if you could shoot a bullet and it would not hit anything until it ran out of energy is 3600 meters (MAX Range). The maximum "effective" range for shooting at an individual or specific point is 500 meters (Point Target) or 600 meters at an area or group without hitting a specific target (Area Target ).
Is the maximum effective the maximum killing range if so then what is the maximum effective range of the 7.62x39 round?
The term Maximum Effective Range is used to distinguish between Maximum Range (how far a bullet will travel) and the greatestusable range. Maximum Effective range is defined as the greatest distance at which a weapon may be expected to fire accurately to inflict casualties or damage. While cartridges have an approximate range, the true effective range is determined by both the cartridge, and the weapon that fires it. The two most common firearms in 7.62x39…