Infantry Drills

1-137: Grenadier

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1-137. The grenadier is equipped with an M320/M203Weapon System consisting of an M4/M16 rifle and an attached 40-mm grenade launcher. The M320/M203 allows him to fire HE rounds to suppress and destroy enemy Infantry and lightly armored vehicles. He also can employ smoke to designate targets or screen his squad’s movement, fire, and maneuver. During night and adverse weather conditions, the grenadier also may employ illumination rounds to increase his squad’s visibility and mark enemy or friendly positions.

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