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1

WHAT IS THE DESCRIPTION OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

LIGHT-WEIGHT, SINGLE-SHOT, BREECH-LOADED, PUMP-ACTION (SLIDDING BARREL), SHOULDER-FIRED WEAPON

ATTACHED TO THE M-16A2 RIFLE.

2

WHAT ARE THE FOUR MAIN GROUPS OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

HANDGUARD AND SIGHT ASSEMBLY GROUP, RECEIVER ASSEMBLY, QUADRANT SIGHT ASSEMBLY, AND BARREL

ASSEMBLY.

3

WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

15 5/16 INCHES.

4

WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF THE BARREL OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

12 INCHES.

5

WHAT IS THE UNLOADED WEIGHT OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

APPROXIMATELY 3 POUNDS.

6

WHAT IS THE LOADED WEIGHT OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

APPROXIMATELY 3.5 POUNDS.

7

WHAT IS THE LOADED WEIGHT OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER ATTACHED TO THE M-16A2 RIFLE?

APPROXIMATELY 11 POUNDS.

8

WHAT SHOULD THE TRIGGER PULL OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER BE?

5 POUNDS.

9

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM RANGE OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

APPROXIMATELY 400 METERS.

10

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM EFFECTIVE RANGE FOR AREA TARGETS OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

350 METERS.

11

WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM EFFECTIVE RANGE FOR POINT TARGETS OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER?

150 METERS.

12

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM SAFE FIRING RANGE OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER WITH HE AND TP ROUNDS FOR

TRAINING

80 METERS.

13

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM SAFE FIRING RANGE OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER WITH HE ROUNDS IN COMBAT?

31 METERS.

14

WHAT ARE THE SEVEN TYPES OF AMMUNITION THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER CAN FIRE?

HIGH EXPLOSIVE, HIGH EXPLOSIVE (DUAL PURPOSE), BOUNDING FRAGMENTATION, WHITE STAR PARACHUTE, TACTICAL

CS, MULTI-PROJECTILE CANISTER, TRAINING/PRACTICE.

15

DESCRIBE THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER 40MM M406 HIGH EXPLOSIVE ROUND.

GREEN CANISTER, GOLD TIPPED WITH FLAT NOSE.

16

DESCRIBE THE COMPOSITION OF HE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER 40MM HIGH EXPLOSIVE ROUND.

NOTCHED STEEL WIRE WRAPPED AROUND A FILLER OF COMPOSITION B.

17

HOW FAR MUST THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER M406 HIGH EXPLOSIVE ROUND TRAVEL IN ORDER TO ARM ITSELF?

14 - 28 METERS.

18

WHAT IS THE CASUALTY RADIUS OF THE M-203 GRENADE LAUNCHER M406 HIGH EXPLOSIVE ROUND?

5 METERS.