When the launcher is prepared for firing but is not
fired, it is taken out of operation as follows:
Release the forward safety.
Return the cocking lever to the SAFE, uncocked
position by reversing the procedures for cocking, and
then fold the cocking lever down.
Remove the launcher from your shoulder. Keep
it pointed toward the target.
Reinsert the transport safety pin all the way into
Return the rear sight to the battle-sight setting of
Figure 14-32.--Shoulder the weapon.
200 meters; fold down the front and rear sight; close the
REAR SIGHT MAY BE DAMAGED IF
IT IS NOT RETURNED TO THE BATTLE-
SIGHT SETTING (200 METERS) BEFORE
CLOSING THE SIGHT COVER
Refold the shoulder stop and snap it back into
position; sling the launcher over either shoulder with the
forward (muzzle) end down.
Figure 14-33.--Adjust range setting.
Press the shoulder stop against your shoulder
A misfire is a complete failure to fire and maybe
(fig. 14-32). For added stability, grasp the carrying sling
caused by a faulty firing mechanism or by an element in
near the muzzle with your left hand and pull back on the
the propelling charge explosive train.
carrying sling until the shoulder stop is snug against
KEEP THE WEAPON POINTED
Adjust the rear sight (fig. 14-33). When
TOWARD THE TARGET.
uncovered, the rear sight is preset on 200 meters, which
is the battle-sight setting. During target engagement for
Misfire Procedures (Training)
targets more than 200 meters, a sight adjustment is
1. When the launcher fails to fire, immediately
necessary; for targets less than 200 meters, no
adjustment is necessary. The sight is adjustable below
2. Maintain the original sight picture.
200 meters; however, because of the flight dynamics of
the projectile, adjusting the range setting does not
3. Release the forward safety.
4. Recock the cocking lever. Check the backblast
area; aim, fully depress, and hold down the forward
Using the index and middle fingers of your right
safety; and press the red trigger button.
hand, press the forward safety all the way to the left and
5. If the launcher still fails to fire, repeat Steps
hold it. At the same time, pull the launcher into your
1 through 4.
shoulder with your left hand, keeping your right hand
against the forward edge of the firing mechanism
6. If the launcher still fails to fire, release the
housing for firing stability.
forward safety and return the cocking lever to the SAFE,
To fire the launcher, press the red trigger button
by gently applying pressure straightforward with the tip
7. Take the launcher off your shoulder; keep the
muzzle pointed toward the target.
of your right thumb in a steady, smooth movement.