Government agencies and their contractors. This publication is required for a dministration and operational purposes, as determined 9 Jan They can save your life. Be sure to clear weapon before disassembling, cleaning, inspecting, transporting, or storing. Rotate usage of the barrels.
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Government agencies and their contractors. This publication is required for a dministration and operational purposes, as determined 9 Jan They can save your life.
Be sure to clear weapon before disassembling, cleaning, inspecting, transporting, or storing. Rotate usage of the barrels. Doing so may result in injury to, or death of, personnel. Never reload a runaway weapon until it is repaired. Before firing, make sure the barrel is locked tightly in the receiver. If the barrel is not locked, threads in receiver could be damaged or cause personal injury. A hot barrel can burn you.
If the barrel is hot, use your heat resistant mitten. If nothing is ejected and you have a hot gun rounds fired within a 2 minute period , do NOT open the cover. After 15 minutes, clear your weapon WP The climate temperature in different regions will make a difference as to what constitutes a hot gun. A hot, sunny day can cause a cook-off within 50 rounds, weapon and ammunition in the sun. If runaway occurs, always keep machine gun pointed down range. Always keep weapon pointed down range.
Use care when removing excess carbon, carbon may chip off and fly into eyes. Use of rubber gloves is necessary to protect the skin when washing machine gun parts. The canvas cover above the driver and passenger seats should always be in place when firing. Ground personnel should not be within 10 meters of any vehicle when firing. All personnel within 20 meters of a weapon firing, shall wear approved single hearing protection devices during training exercises.
This is the only ammunition authorized for use in your machine gun. If it is not shown, it is not authorized. Ammunition which fails to fire will be disposed of by authorized procedures.
Stay clear of muzzle. Do not allow round to hit any hard surface or it may fire. Dispose of live round s in accordance with local procedures.
M240 - Machine Gun Manual - TM 9-1005-313-10
The clear winner was the MAG, which was designated as the M in after the army competition. The M was adopted as the U. It then went on to replace many older types of vehicle machine guns in the s. Navy SEALs continued to use the "CAR" M60E3 version of the M60 machine gun due to its lighter weight and slower rate of fire, which allows a more effective duration of fire with allowable levels of ammunition carried. The various versions of the M have not entirely replaced all the M60 versions, though they have for most main applications and roles. The M60 is still, in some cases, used by the Navy.
Standards:Soldiers will have the capacity to perform essential techniques on the MB and have a fundamental information of the weapon. Fundamental heap of ammo three-man team This applies in all circumstances, not soon after terminating. The heavy weapons specialist should dependably accept the MB is stacked. To clear the MB, the heavy weapons specialist plays out the accompanying systems: a.
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