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Master Gunner Ammo ID
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Who must have a solid working knowledge of the ammunition available to the HBCT?
Forecasters, Planners, Ammo Handlers and Master Gunners
What are the four indicators represented by the Lot Interfix Number?
1) More than 30 Day break in contract
2) New Contract for ammunition
3) Change in design of round.
4)Sequence Number Exhausted
What are the 11 types of machine gun ammunition?
How is the Ammunition for the caliber .50 issued?
As a complete round with primer, propellant, bullet and cartridge case. Linked with either, M2 or M9 closed loop, disintegrating links.
What are the three Service rouds for the M242 25mm Automatic Gun?
What are the Target Practice rounds for the 25mm?
What 40mm MK 19 Rounds are ideal for gunnery training?
The APFSDS-T color code is?
Black with white letters
Markings _____ or _____ on munitions or their container include all _____ needed for_____ _____.
Stenciled or stamped.
What is the hazard class for all 5.56?
What is the projectile color code for the M403A1 HEDP 40mm MK19 Round?
Olive Drab with yellow ogive, and yellow markings.
120mm Main Gun Service rounds are what color?
Black or Olive Drab with white or yellow letters.
120mm Training Round Colors are
Light blue tip with white lettering
What is a TOW?
Solid Propellant, Command Guided, Surface Attack, guided missile system.
What can a TOW destroy?
Tanks, other armored vehicles, and helicopters.
What is the minimum distance exposed troops should be from the impact when firing a TOW BB?
What is issued with a simulated launch tube and is field-handling round used to train gunner on handling the Javelin?
Missile Simulation Round
An outdoor force-on-force trainer used in conduction with a tactical CLU and SR.
Field Tactical Trainer
Indoor training device that consists of a student station and instructor station. Consists of a Simulatated Launch Unit and a MSR.
Basic Skills Trainer
What is the back blast for a TOW?
90 Degree cone that extends 75m to the rear of the vehicle. This area comprises of both 50m danger zone and 25m caution zone.
How must the Bradley be positioned when firing the TOW?
so that no personnel, unarmored vehicles, or obstructions remain in the back blast area.
What are Lot numbers used for?
What makes up a Lot Number?
Manufacture Identification Code (MIC)
Year of production
Month of production
Lot Interfix Number
Special Attributes Code
Lot Sequence Number
Ammunition Lot Suffix
What is the FSC 1305 and the DODIC?
Less than 30mm
What is the FSC 1310 and the DODIC?
30mm through 75mm
What is the FSC 1315 and the DODIC?
75mm through 125mm
What is the FSC 1320 and the DODIC?
Ammunition over 125mm
What is the FSC 1330 and the DODIC?
What is the FSC 1340 and the DODIC?
Rockets and Rocket Ammunition
What is the FSC 1345 and the DODIC?
J & K
What is the FSC 1365 and the DODIC?
Military Chemical Agents
What is the FSC 1370 and the DODIC?
What is the FSC 1375 and the DODIC?
M, MN, ML
What does the Color black mean?
Inert (No filler or explosive charge)
High Explosive Filler or charge
Red Letters or Red Band
Small amount of high explosive charge
Secondary Armor Defeating
Inert ( Exploxive Filler replaced with cement or flaked lead
Low Explosive charge
What can Frangible rounds be used for?
When MER for the ammunition must be reduced based on authorized SDZ.
Lead Free Ranges, or indoor ranges where their is a danger of ricochets injuring shooter.
Light Blue Tip
Light Blue Stripe with Dark Blue tip
Maroon/Dark Red Tip
High Pressure Test
Black Cartridge and Tip
Crimped or capped end
How is machine gun ammunition identified?
type, caliber, model and lot numbers.
How is 5.56 Ammunition for the M240 Packaged?
Either in a 100 round belt in bandoleer or 100 round drum.
What are the ranges for 5.56? Tripod/Bipod/Supression
What is the Normal Training Mix for M240?
1 M62 Red Tip
What is the Normal Service Mix for M240?
1 M62 Orange Tip
Define Maximum Effective Range.
The greatest distance a crewman can accurately engage threat target
What are the MER for 7.62? Tripod, Bipod, Suppression, and Vehicle.
How is Ammunition for the .50 Cal issued?
As a complete round with cartridge case, primer, bullet, and propellant. Linked with either M2 or M9 Closed loop disintegrating links.
What is the Normal Training mix for Caliber .50?
What is the Normal Combat Mix for Caliber 50?
What are the ranges for the M2 Caliber .50? Tripod, Truck, Tank, Suppression
What are the Classifications for 25mm Rounds?
What is the kill and casualty radius of a 40mm?
5m Kill radius
15m Casualty Radius
What is the Arming Distance for the 40mm?
18 to 30m
What are the Three Main Section of the TOW and the 2 sub sections?
Tube launched, Optically Tracked, Wired/Wireless Command Link Guided
What is the Dimensions for Sabot discarding for the Bradley?
200m Down range
30 degrees left and right of the GTL
Discarding Sabot danger area for the Abrams?
1000(1300m) Down Range
70m L/R of GTL
What is the MK 19 training Mix?
What is the country Code 11
What is the country code 12
What is the country code 21
What is the country code 30
What is the Sabot Separation for the Caliber .50?
50m down range
10m left to right of GTL
What is used as a quick reference for the 120mm Round
Case base (aftcap)
What are the service rounds for the M242 25mm Automatic Gun?
What are the Target Practice rounds for the M242 25mm Automatic Gun?
What is the Standard MK 19 Round?
What is the color of the M430/M430A1 HEDP?
Olive Drab with yellow ogive and yellow markings.
What is the preferred 40mm Round for Gunnery Training?
What is the 120mm M256 Smoothbore cannon used for?
Destroy Armored vehicles, Lightly Armored vehicles, helicopters and defensive Positions
What are the different classification of 120mm Ammunition for the Abrams?
Multipurpose. CE/HE obstacle reducing
Training. TP and Dummy
What color are 120mm Service rounds?
Black or olive drab with white or yellow letters
What color are the 120mm Training Rounds?
Light blue with white lettering
What areas of improvement did the five missiles follow the basic TOW?
penetration, Max range, usefulness during adverse firing conditions, resistance to jamming and attack profiles.
For the TOW, what color bands are for service rounds and training rounds and where are they located?
Service. Yellow Band Front. Brown Band Rear.
Training. Blue Band Front. Brown Band Rear
What is the only DODIC for 7.62 authorized for overhead shooting?
What is the Javelin?
fire and forget, man portable, medium, anti-armor, shoulder fired weapon designed with a reusable CLU.
What are the two attack modes for the javelin?
What is Top Attack Mode and minimum engagement distance?
Default mode for the Javelin. Approaches the target from above where their is usually less protective armor. Min Engagement Area is 150m.
What is the Direct Attack Mode and minimum engagement distance?
Can be selected only after the Seeker has cooled down and before Lock on. The gunner presses the ATK SEL switch. The missile approaches from the Sides, Front, or Rear of the target. The minimum Engagement area is 65m.
What symbol will be placed on all Arms rooms containing Ammunition or any container containing Ammunition?
Blank ammunition and Live ammunition Cannot what?
Be fired or transported together.
What does the Success of the U.S. Forces depend on?
Effective use of the appropriate ammunition against battlefield targets.
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