Remount The Mk

The vehicle crew must be able to mount the MK 19 from the ground-mount to a vehicle-mount or stowed position within four minutes.

a. To mount the MK 19 from the ground to the vehicle the crew performs the following actions.

(1) The squad leader assists the gunner in clearing the weapon by releasing the ammunition belt from the feed tray, and placing it in the ammunition can. He then:

(a) Removes the ammunition can and places it on the ground.

(b) Releases the MK 19 from the gun cradle.

(c) Releases the T&E mechanism from the tripod traverse rod and takes off the gun cradle and T&E mechanism, after the gunner removes the MK 19.

(d) Grasps the front leg of the tripod and rotates the tripod to vertical position, releases the sleeve latch, and collapses the trail legs.

(e) Loosens the front leg clamp, folds down the front leg, and tightens the clamp.

(f) Returns to the vehicle, gives the gun cradle/T&E mechanism to the gunner, and stows the M3 tripod.

(g) Stows the binoculars and compass in the vehicle and resumes his duties.

(2) The gunner raises the top cover of the MK 19 and takes the round or spent cartridge case from the bolt fingers, and places it in the ammunition can, and closes the top cover. He then:

(a) Lifts the MK 19 off the gun cradle when the squad leader releases it and moves to the vehicle.

(b) Gives the MK 19 to the driver and mounts the vehicle.

(c) Takes the gun cradle and T&E mechanism from the squad leader and mounts the gun cradle to the pedestal.

(d) Zeros' the T&E mechanism if needed and reattaches it to the gun cradle.

(e) Attaches the T&E mechanism to the pedestal and clamps it with the train lock handle.

(f) Takes the MK 19 from the driver and installs it on the gun cradle.

(g) Attaches the travel lock assembly if movement is imminent.

(h) Takes the empty case catch bag assembly from the driver and attaches it to the gun cradle.

(3) The driver receives the MK 19 from the gunner and gives it to him when he is ready. He then:

(a) Assists the gunner in installing the MK 19 in the gun cradle.

(b) Moves to the firing position, retrieves the ammunition can and any loose equipment, and returns to the vehicle.

(c) Places the ammunition can on top of the vehicle, with the ogive ends of the rounds pointed down range.

(d) Hands the empty case catch bag assembly to the gunner.

(4) The squad leader and the gunner load the weapon (as in the crew drill) and place the MK 19 into action.

b. To dismount the MK 19 from the ground mount to a stowed position, the crew performs the following actions.

(1) The squad leader:

(a) Assists the gunner in clearing the weapon by releasing the ammunition belt from the feed tray, and places it in the ammunition can.

(b) Removes the ammunition can and places it on the ground. He then releases the MK 19 from the gun cradle.

(c) Releases the T&E mechanism from the tripod traverse rod and takes off the gun cradle/T&E mechanism after the gunner removes the MK 19.

(d) Grasps the front leg of the tripod and rotates the tripod to a vertical position, releases the sleeve latch, collapses the trail legs, loosens the front leg clamp, folds down the front leg, and tightens the clamp.

(e) Returns to the vehicle and stows the M3 tripod, T&E mechanism, binoculars, and compass.

(f) Resumes his duties.

(a) Raises the top cover of the MK 19 and takes the round or spent cartridge case from the bolt fingers.

(b) Places the round in the ammunition can, and closes the top cover.

(c) Lifts the MK 19 off the gun cradle when the squad leader releases it and moves to the vehicle.

(d) Stows the MK 19 in its stowage position. (3) The driver:

(a) Moves to the firing position.

(b) Collects the ammunition can and any loose equipment.

(c) Stows the ammunition can and assists the squad leader and gunner in stowing any of their equipment.

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