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M18A1 Claymore Mine
directional, fixed, fragmentation mine
The mine is a curved, rectangular, olive drab, molded case of fiberglass, containing __ pounds of composition C4 explosive and
__ steel balls. The fragmentation face is curved outward to direct the fragments in a __ arc and across the top to control the vertical dispersion of the fragments. This mine is unique in that it may be employed as a controlled weapon, land mine or booby trap. The mine has two __ wells on top with shipping plugs/primary adapters inserted.
1.5- 700- 60-degree-detonator
M18A1 Claymore Mine Tactical Employment
1 Minefields
2 Final Protective Fires
3 Security of outposts
4 Local security of halted columns.
5 Roadblocks and Obstacles.
M18A1 Claymore Mine Offense
1 Preparation for the Attack
2 Conduct of the attack.
3 Reorganization and Consolidation.
4 Ambush.
- One man can carry six claymores, enough to cover a frontage up to 300 meters.
M18A1 Claymore Casualty and Danger Radius of the M18A1 Claymore:
Casualty radius
M18A1 Claymore casualty radius __ meters high __ meters wide at a range of __ meters.
M18A1 Claymore
Fragments are moderately effective up to __ meters but will travel up to __ meters forward of the mine. The most desired distance is __ meters from the target.
M18A1 Claymore
The danger area consists of a __-degree fan with a radius of __ meters centered in the direction of aim.
M18A1 Claymore
Friendly troops are prohibited to the rear and sides of the mine within a radius of __ meters.
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) is an:
organic weapon located in the infantry battalion. The weapon is non-MOS specific and
can be fired by any Marine with basic infantry skills.
The AT-4 description 5:
1 light
2 recoil-less
3 antitank weapon for
close-range combat
4 designed to let part of the propellant gases escape to the rear
5 is a discardable, self-contained rocket launcher
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) Weight
14.8 pounds
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) Length
40.0 inches
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) max range:
2100 meters
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) maximum effective:
300 meters
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) minimum training:
50 meters
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) minimum combat:
10 meters
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) Arming:
10 meters
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) Muzzle velocity:
290 mps
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) Armor penetration:
In excess of 17.7 in (homogeneous steel)
AT-4 Light Anti-Tank Weapon (LAW) backblast danger area extends:
90-degree angle arc from the rear of the launcher 5 meters.
You must keep clear a total area of 100 meters behind the launcher when firing
Hand grenades give the Marine the ability to
1 kill the enemy
2 destroy enemy equipment
3 give signals
4 control riots
The average individual can throw the grenade from __ to __ meters.
30 to 40
Grenade Safeties 3:
1 Safety Clip
2 Safety Pin
3 Safety Lever
Types of hand grenades
1 M67 Fragmentation
2 AN-M14 TH3 Incendiary
3 AN-M8 HC Smoke & M18 Colored Smoke
4 ABC-M7A3 CS Riot Control
5 M-69 Practice Grenade
Ground pyrotechnic signals rise to a height of __ to __ meters before functioning
180 to 250
Hand-held signals reach a minimum height of 200 meters and include:
1 single-star parachutes
2 five-star clusters
3 smoke parachutes
Three current types of star clusters include the:
1 M125 and M125A1, green star cluster
2 the M158 red star cluster 3 the M159 white star cluster.
Star clusters burn 6 to 10 seconds. Their rate of descent is __ meters (45 feet) per second.
6 to 10-14
The current types of star parachutes include the
1 M126A1, red star parachute 2 the M127A1, white
star parachute
3 the M195, green star parachute.
The M126 and M127 series of star parachutes rise to a height of __ to __ meters. The M126 buns for __ seconds and the M127 burns for __
seconds. Their average rate of descent is __ meters per second. The signal can be seen for __ to __ kilometers (30 to 35 miles) at night.
200 to 215
2.1 one
50 to 58
The current types of smoke parachutes include:
M128A1, green smoke parachute; the M129A1, red smoke parachute; and M194, yellow smoke parachute.
Smoke parachutes rise to a height of __ to__ meters. The signals emit smoke for __ to __ seconds, forming a smoke cloud which persists for 60 seconds. Their rate of descent is 4 meters per second.
200 to 215
6 to 18
Surface Trip Flares
They may also be used as signals or as booby traps. When activated, the flare produces 50,000 candlepower of illumination.