MK-19. TASK, CONDITIONS, STANDARDS. TASK: CONDITIONS: STANDARDS:. To familiarize the soldier with the MK-19 Automatic Grenade Launcher. Given a Block of instruction, MK-19 with M-3 Tripod, and Motivation.
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To familiarize the soldier with the MK-19 Automatic Grenade Launcher.
Given a Block of instruction, MK-19 with M-3 Tripod, and Motivation.
To disassemble, separate into proper grouping, and reassemble the MK-19 correctly with no deficiencies.
Features: The MK-19 Grenade Launcher is a 40.0 MM Automatic Grenade Launcher that is crew served, gas operated, and metallic link belt fed machine gun. The MK-19 engages point targets out to 1,500 meters and engages area targets out to 2,212 meters.
Background: The MK-19 Grenade Launcher Mod# 1 was first introduced as a Naval Hand Cranked Weapon in 1959 and was utilized in the Vietnam Conflict for Coastal Patrol. The MK-19 Grenade Launcher Mod# 4, which we use today, was last updated in 1988.
Primary Function: Crew Served Support Weapon providing additional fire power when effectively integrated with the fires of the squads organic weapons.
Length: 43 inches
Weight: 76 pounds / 104 pounds with the M-3 Tripod
Rate of Fire
Cyclic: 375 Rounds per Minute
Rapid: 60 Rounds per Minute
Sustained: 40 Rounds per Minute
Minimum Arming Distance: 18-30 meters
Kill Radius: 5 meters
Wound Radius: 15meters
Types of Ammunition
HE: High Explosive
HEDP: High Explosive Dual Purpose
TP: Training Practice
To Re-assemble the weapon you simply put it back together the same way you took it apart but in reverse order.
M-3 Tripod and Traverse & Elevation Mechanism
Seated Legs Extended
Seated Legs Crossed
Seated Legs Braced