Army Tm For 1010-01-362-6513

In case of a runaway gun, never try to break the ammo belt with your hands. Injury could result. Lower one charging handle to prevent the gun from firing.

When firing approved 40 mm ammunition, observe all WARNINGS in the front of this manual.

1. AFTER BORESIGHTING THE WEAPON.

a. Test fire the weapon for accuracy after boresighting.

2. AFTER CLEARING AN OBSTRUCTION (GENERAL). a. See round removal procedure TM 9-1010-230-10.

3. AFTER ANY FIRING MALFUNCTIONS HAVE BEEN CORRECTED.

a. If possible, test fire the weapon for proper functioning after performing corrective action for the following deficiencies:

(1) runaway gun (uncontrolled automatic fire)

(2) erratic firing

(3) sluggish firing

(4) premature firing

(5) hard firing (excess recoil)

END OF WORK PACKAGE

DIRECT SUPPORT

MK 19 MOD 3 40 MM MACHINE GUN (NSN 1010-01-126-9063) UPGUNNED WEAPONS STATION MK 19 40 MM MACHINE GUN (NSN 1010-01-362-6513)

MAINTENANCE OF MK 19 MACHINE GUN - TEST FIRING PROCEDURES (ARMY ONLY)

INITIAL SETUP:

Tools and Special Tools

Ammunition containers (M548 or PA120

containers) Empty case catch bag

Linked 40 mm ammunition as specified for each test

MK 64 gun mount (gun cradle)

M3 tripod ground mount

Six linked dummy rounds

Tool, combination assembly (PN 3269494)

Traverse and elevating (T&E) mechanism

TEST FIRING PROCEDURES (ARMY ONLY)

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