These are the weapons used by cadet in the JROTC Program
M1903 A3 Springfield Bolt Action RifleEdit
The M1903 A3 is the primary weapon used in JROTC drill activities. It weighs approximately 8 LBS, and is non functional as a firearm. It is unable to fre due to concrete or other substances placed into the barrel to prevent firing. Plus, the magazine well is permanately shut. In mint [useable] condition, the M1903 is a 30-'06 Springfield caliber rifle with, as it's name suggests, a bolt action reciever. Here is a detailed description of this weapon:
|United States Rifle, Caliber .30, Model 1903|
|Place of origin||United States|
|Wars||World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War (limited)|
|Weight||8.65 lb (3.9 kg) depending on wood density|
|Length||44.9 in (1,140 mm)|
|Barrel length||24 in (610 mm)|
|Cartridge||.30-03 Springfield; .30-06 Springfield|
|Muzzle velocity||2,800 ft/s (853 m/s)|
|Feed system||5-round, 25-round(Air Service variant) stripper clip, internal box magazine|
|Sights||Leaf rear sight, barleycorn-type front sight
M1903A3: Aperture rear sight, barleycorn-type front sight
The M1 Garand is not used often at Carver, but there is one [which is not real] in the Armory. This was the primary weapon used by US forces in WWII along with the M1928A1 Thompson Sub Machinegun.
Both of the above are always referred to as 'weapons', and on occasion as 'rifles'. Never call them a 'gun'.