Accession Number:

ADA135885

Title:

Required Operational Capability (ROC) Number INS 1.07 for Machine Gun, 40mm (Grenade), CARDS Reference Number 0253

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MARINE CORPS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-09-27

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

A need has been identified USA Combined Arms Center, Rear Area Security Support, Threat Annex, April 1978 for a weapon to deliver accurate, intense, decisive firepower against enemy personnel and light armor vehicles in support of combat operations in rear areas. The weapon will be utilized in mobile and static base defense missiles. The Navys MK 19 MOD 1 40mm grenade Machine gun has been identified as an ideal candidate weapon for this requirement. This weapon was type classified Standard for the US Navy in 1967 and is currently in production. The weapon is currently in use by the US Navy, US Coast Guard, and certain Allied Forces. The Navys MK 19 MOD 1 40mm grenade Machinegun has been identified as an ideal candidate weapon for this requirement. This weapon was type classified Standard for the US Navy in 1967 and is currently in production. The weapon is currently in use by the US Navy, US Coast Guard, and certain Allied Forces.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE