If destruction of the individual rifle must be performed to prevent enemy use, the rifle must be damaged so it cannot be restored to a usable condition. Expedient destruction requires that key operational parts be separated from the rifle or damaged beyond repair. Priority is given in the following order:
FIRST: Bolt carrier group; removed and discarded or hidden.
SECOND: Upper receiver group; separated and discarded or hidden.
THIRD: Lower receiver group; separated and discarded or hidden.
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