2-13. OPERATION OF AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT-Continued.
Functional description. UKL8A1 grenades (9) are fired electrically from dischargers. A spring clip in
grenade base engages a tip plug (a bulb-like metal pin) in bottom center of the discharger barrel.
Grenades contain RP that constitutes fire hazard and danger to all personnel
Ensure arming switch is off (lamp not lit) before loading grenades into
Never place your body in front of dischargers when loading grenades or when
dischargers barrels are loaded.
Follow standard weapon loading procedures when handling and loading grenades.
Remove canvas covers and ensure discharger barrels are clear and clean.
Remove grenades from six ammunition storage boxes.