Infantry Drills

E-37: Firepower Advantages

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E-37. The ICV has an RWS with a universal soft mount cradle mounting either a .50-caliber M2/M2A1 machine gun, an MK19 40-mm grenade launcher, or an M240-series 7.62-mm machine gun. It is also armed with four M6 smoke grenade launchers. Stowed ammunition includes:

  • 32 66-mm smoke grenades.
  • 3,200 7.62-mm rounds.
  • 2,000 .50-cal rounds or 430 MK19 rounds.

E-38. Troops carry:

  • 2,240 5.56-mm ball ammunition.
  • 1,120 5.56-mm linked ammunition.

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