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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.

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

Place safety in the ON

Depress the barrel latch.

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

Slowly slide the barrel
assembly forward (the round will

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.

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




1.   Pressed the latch.

2.   Moved the barrel forward.

Note.  The round
extracts and ejects automatically.



Caught the round-did not let
it drop.

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













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