Full text of “M – Machine Gun Manual – TM ” . MB/MG – Designed as a tripod mounted or bipod supported machine gun for use by. The M, officially the Machine Gun, Caliber mm, M, is the US military designation for .. (×51mm NATO); Maximum effective range: 1, meters with tripod and T&E (the latest FM reads 1, m); Maximum range: 3, meters . MB, MM MACHINE GUN. JANUARY . *This publication supersedes FM , 29 February and FM ,. 26 January.

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If the barrel is not locked, threads in receiver could m240h damaged or cause personal injury. Grasp the bolt and operating rod and remove them from the rear of the receiver.

These teeth allows the operator to securely place a belt of ammunition on the feed tray, while at an upright angle, and not have the belt slip out n240b closing the cover. The action of fully feeding a round pushes the link of a fired round out of the side of the gun. Never reload a runaway weapon until it is repaired. Houses the cartridge for firing and directs the projectile. Press in and rotate to lock in place pull collar to be sure it is in the locked position.

M machine gun – Wikipedia

This also allows the weapon to continue firing when very dirty from sustained use in combat conditions when it may be otherwise rendered inoperable due to an extremely dirty and dry action. When buttstock is off, do not pull the cocking handle to the rear without first removing the drive spring assembly.


Ensure cocking handle assembly is in fully forward and locked pos ition.

Use at high settings induces added stresses on the action and results in a shorter service life of the weapon. NOTE Lubrication instructions are mandatory.

Rotate usage of the barrels as specified ii h WP NOTE Barrel changes j240b required with all types of authorized ammunition, to include blanks.

M240 machine gun

B Grasp the barrel carrying handle and rotate the carrying handle to the upright position without pulling up on the barrel release. The MB machine guns ammunition are classified as follows:.

Place safety to “F” fire immediately prior to firing. Then push down on the heat shield so that it snaps onto the barrel. M24b0 not expose ammunition to the direct rays of the sun. Do not use CLP on the collar, gas block, or body. Install M machine gun onto coax mount of M1 Series tank.

Before the weapon is used, the gas system and components must be cleaned and free of oil and lubricants. Consists of receiver, handguard, bipod, and rear sight assembly.

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With this, Barrett moved the entire grip forward by about 4 inches, to where the front of the trigger guard is at a right angle to the ejection port. The gunner first attaches the bandoleer holder to the base of the adapter by inserting the tapered end green plastic of the holder into the adapter. Equipment of the United States Air Force. Pull the cocking handle to the rear to start the rearward movement of the bolt and operating rod assembly inside of the receiver.

m2440b A right-side view of the MB. The flex-mount enhances the stability of the tripod platform and dampens the recoil of the weapon. Two main criteria analyzed were “mean rounds between stoppages” MRBS, malfunctions that can be cleared within minutes and “mean rounds between failures” MRBF, m240v as a part breaking.

This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Each time a round is fired, the parts of the weapon function in a cycle or sequence. The tripod may be extended and collapsed without difficulty. All personnel within 20 meters of a weapon firing, shall wear approved single hearing protection devices during training exercises. Military of the United States portal.