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071-311-2128 (SL1) - Unload an M203 Grenade Launcher

Standards: Pressed the latch and moved the barrel forward to eject ammunition. Caught the round as it dropped.

Conditions: Given a loaded M203 grenade launcher and a requirement to unload it.

Standards: Pressed the latch and moved the barrel forward to eject ammunition. Caught the round as it dropped.

Performance Steps

Note. If weapon has been fired and only shell casing is in chamber, disregard step 3 and the requirement for slow movement in step 4.

1.   Place safety in the ON position.

2.   Depress the barrel latch.

3.   Place one hand under the barrel assembly forward of the trigger guard.

4.   Slowly slide the barrel assembly forward (the round will eject).

5.   Secure the round.

Evaluation Preparation: 

Setup: At the test site, in an outside field environment, provide all equipment and materials listed in the task conditions statement.

Brief Soldier: Tell the soldier to unload the M203 grenade launcher, performing all steps correctly.

Performance Measures

GO

NO GO

1.   Pressed the latch.

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2.   Moved the barrel forward.

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Note.  The round extracts and ejects automatically.

 

 

3.   Caught the round-did not let it drop.

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Evaluation Guidance:  Score the soldier GO if all performance measures are passed. Score the soldier NO GO if any performance measure is failed. If the soldier scores NO GO, show him what was done wrong and how to do it correctly.

 

References

 

Required

Related

 

 

FM 23-31

 

 

TM 9-1010-221-10