Preparation For Movement

Machine gun and mount may travel at a ready-loaded position with machine gun ready for action, but only when an operator or gunner is present to control and operate the machine gun and mount or as directed by the officer or NCO in charge.

a. Position machine gun mount in desired direction with travel lock pin in place. Tighten pintle clamping screw and/or lock the brake assembly of ring mounts.

b. Install cover when required.

c. Install ammunition in stowage trays and gun tray when directed.

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