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1

Which of the following cartridge cases is made of steel

M103A1

2

All projectiles have essentially the same configuration with the exception of which of the following projectiles

HPT

3

What is one way to identify the type of 20 mm ammunition

The painted color on the projectile and the lettering on the body

4

What is the PGU designation for the Semi-armor Piercing a High Explosive Incendiary (SAPHEI) cartridge

PGU-28/B and PGU-28A/B

5

What is the container that the M50/PGU series ammunition is normally packed in

M548

6

Small arms ammunition's intended use is in various types of mounted , hand-held , or shoulder-fired weapons, ______ through _____caliber

.22 , .50

7

What are ball cartridges used against

Personnel and unarmored targets

8

What is the preferred .50 caliber cartridge that is used against combustible targets

Incendiary, M1

9

What kind of configuration is the .50 caliber cartridge when used in the aircraft machine gun

Metallic link belts

10

What cartridge is used in the GAU-17 , M240 , and M14 rifle for signaling , incendiary , target designation , and range estimation

NATO Tracer , M62

11

The LALS A/E32K-7 consists of the ammunition loader , ammunition transfer system , or what other component

An ammunition replenisher

12

What weapons handling equipment is used with the LALS when afloat

MHU-191

13

What must be done to ensure that the ammunition loader is empty

One marked dummy round must be cycled completely through the storage container assembly , transfer unit assembly , and conveyor assembly

14

In what type of environment must transporter loading or downloading operations be conducted

RADHAZ-free

15

To prevent explosive primers on gun ammunition from being exposed to static electricity , what is one action that should be taken

Make sure that the primer button of the ammunition doesn't come into contact with the human body

16

A complete M50 service cartridge consists of what total number of components

Five

17

the M61A1/A2 uses M50/PGU series what size ammunition

20mm

18

the M50/PGU series 20 mm ammunition is loaded into the M61A1/A2 gun through what series

Linkless Ammunition Loading System (LALS)

19

the GAU-21 weapon system and the GAY-16 aircraft machine gun use what series of ammunition

.50 caliber

20

the M103 (brass) and the M103A1 (steel) cartridge cases are marked in what way

longitudinally

21

the M505A3 point detonating (PD) fuze has a delayed arming distance of how many feet after it leaves the muzzle of the gun

20 to 35

22

a tracer mix is direct loaded into a cavity machined in the base of the TP-T and HEI-T projectiles and is viable for about how many yards of projectile flight

1,280

23

the M254 cartridge is made of what material

plastic

24

the PGU-24/B and PGU-28A/B projectile consists of a steel body with internal cavity filled with a sponge zirconium pellet , composition A-4 and what other part of the incendiary mix

RS 40

25

a tracer pellet is loaded into a cavity machined in the base of the TP-T projectile used in the assembling of the PGU-30/B and PGU-30A/B cartridges and is visible for approximately how many seconds during projectile flight

3.2

26

a brass composition of what percent copper and what percent zinc is now the most commonly used material for military cartridge cases

70/30

27

what type of bullets are used to obtain high velocities and are better suited for automatic and semiautomatic weapons because the lead bullet may be damaged by the loading

jacketed

28

what type of cartridge is for use in rifles , pistols , carbines , revolvers , machine guns , and sub machine guns against personnel and unarmored targets

Ball

29

what type of cartridge is for use in machine guns or trifles against personnel , light armored targets , unarmored targets , concrete shelters , and similar bullet resisting targets

AP

30

the API-T cartridge is only for use in what weapon

.50 caliber

31

the absence of what distinguishes and identifies the blank cartridges

bullet

32

the purpose of what type of cartridge is for aircraft and ground weapon use to ignite combustible targets such as vehicles and aircraft fuel tanks

incendiary

33

the NATO , tracer , M62 cartridge consists of a brass cartridge case and a bullet with a tip of what color for identification

orange

34

what cartridge is completely inert and is used to train personnel in handling and loading 7.62 mm rifle and machine guns

M63 dummy

35

the grenade , rifle , NATO , M64 cartridge is used in what rifles

M14

36

cartridges for the 7.62 mm and M14 rifles are assembled in how many round clips

5

37

what cartridge is used with the Night Vision Devices (NVD) where the use of a standard tracer cartridge would cause "blooming" rendering the NVDs ineffective for a short time

M276

38

the unit issue for ammunition used in machine guns is of what type

metallic link

39

the components of the LALS allow a load of how many rounds of 20 mm ammunition to be simultaneously loaded and downloads the spent cases and unfired rounds

1,800

40

operation of the LALS is divided into four modes:replenishment mode , aircraft servicing mode , transport mode , and what other mode

storage

41

the M61A1/A2 aircraft gun system can be serviced while simultaneously removing expended castings and unfired rounds . to service the aircraft gun systems what must be timed

Aircraft Gun Feed System (AGFS)