Infantry Drills

G-39: Shoulder-Launched Munitions in the Bunker Defeat Role



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G-39. The current inventory of the M141 BDM provides the Infantry platoon and squad the capability to incapacitate personnel within earth and timber bunkers, masonry buildings, and light armored vehicles. However, neither system is fully capable of fire-from-enclosure.

G-40. SLM can be fired safely from an enclosure to incapacitate personnel within earth and timber bunkers, masonry buildings, and light armored vehicles currently are being developed to increase the lethality, survivability, and mobility of the SLM gunner.

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