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Prepare the Javelin for firing

Station P - JAVELIN - Point P-1

TASK: Prepare the Javelin for firing.

TEST CONDITIONS: During daylight, given a Javelin command launch unit (CLU), a round, CLU carry bag with all components in the short distance carry configuration, and an individual weapon. The Javelin has been inspected and is serviceable.

TEST STANDARDS: Prepare the Javelin for firing, The CLU and round are in the short distance carry configuration. Set the CLU power switch to DAY. Connect the CLU to the round. Remove the forward end cap. Open the lens covers and assume a correct firing position. Perform all steps within one minute.

TECHNICAL MANUAL CROSSWALK: ARMY TM 9 1425 687 12. The proponent has modified this task for the EIB test by adding a time standard.

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR POINT: Field table, Javelin weapon system with CLU carry bag, CLU battery, CLU power switch set to night or day, and FB Form 20 34.

SITE SETUP: Begin the test with Javelin on the candidate's shoulder by the webbed carrying strap. Select a site large enough for the candidate to assume a correct sitting position.

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES: Say to the candidates--

"Let me have your attention. At this point you must prepare the Javelin for firing and assume a correct sitting firing position within one minute. The Javelin has been inspected and is serviceable. Do you understand what you must do?"

If anyone has questions, repeat the instructions but do not elaborate on what you have read.

Pause five seconds and then say--


Allow the candidate to proceed for one minute and then say--


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