OPERATE M239 SMOKE GRENADE SYSTEM.
THIS WORK PACKAGE COVERS:
Loading, Firing, Reloading, Unloading, Duds and Misfires
Do not fire grenades when personnel are outside the vehicle. Grenades contain Red
Phosphorous that constitutes a fire hazard and danger to all personnel outside the vehicle.
Fire grenades only when all hatches are closed. Failure to comply may result in injury to
Ensure that the arming switch is OFF (lamp not lit) before loading grenades into a
discharger. Failure to comply may result in firing grenades accidentally causing injury or
DEATH to personnel.
Never place body in front of dischargers when loading grenades or when dischargers are
unloaded/loaded. Failure to comply may result in injury or DEATH to personnel due to
Follow standard weapon loading procedures when handling and loading grenades. Failure to
comply may result in injury or DEATH to personnel due to accidental discharge.