M bunker defeat munition

LAUNCHER

LAUNCHER

Bunker Defeat Munition Bdm

1. Danger Area - No personnel allowed in this area; severe injury may be sustained from blast and flying debris.

2. Ear Protection Caution Area - All personnel must wear hearing protection devices

Sound pressure levels may exceed 140dB.

1. Danger Area - No personnel allowed in this area; severe injury may be sustained from blast and flying debris.

2. Ear Protection Caution Area - All personnel must wear hearing protection devices

Sound pressure levels may exceed 140dB.

Figure A-7. M141 BDM backblast and ear protection caution area.

DANGER

PERMANENT EAR DAMAGE MAY RESULT IF YOU FIRE THE M141 BDM WITHOUT EAR PROTECTION OR YOU ARE WITHIN 445 METERS LEFT, RIGHT, OR TO THE REAR OF THE FIRED LAUNCHER WITHOUT EAR PROTECTION.

Surface Danger Zone

A-21. The SDZ requirements for the M141 BDM are illustrated in Figure A-8.

Danger Zone Centigrade
Figure A-8. SDZ for firing M141 BDM.

Minimum Target Engagement Range

A-22. The minimum target engagement ranges are:

• Training—100 meters for a brick, cement, or sandbagged target; 150 meters for a steel or metal target.

• Combat—15-meter minimum arming distance.

Operating Temperature Limitations

A-23. The operating temperature limitations for the M141 BDM are -32 degrees centigrade to 49 degrees centigrade (-25 degrees Fahrenheit to 120 degrees Fahrenheit).

Note. Be aware that when operating in cold weather, bringing the M141 BDM into a warm enclosure may cause damage. The change in temperature will make metal components sweat and the moisture can cause rust or corrosion. Do not use sharp instruments to chip off snow or ice. Do not thaw a weapon near a direct flame.

Firing Restrictions

A-24. Table A-3 (page A-10) shows the maximum number of rounds that may be fired in training by an individual Soldier.

Table A-3. M141 BDM daily individual training firing restrictions.

FIRING POSITION

NUMBER OF DAILY FIRINGS

Prone

1

Sitting

0

Kneeling

3

Standing

6

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