CHAPTER 1CHARACTERISTICS, COMPONENTS, AND ASSEMBLY OFTHE M224 60MM MORTAROverview
To be able to employ any weapon system effectively, you must know its basiccharacteristics. These include components, nomenclature, and accessories. Itis equally important that you learn how to properly assemble the componentsof the system to ensure that the system functions properly.
This chapter covers the following topics:
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Characteristics of the M224 Mortar1-2Basic Accessories of the M224 Mortar1-10Assembling the Bipod to the Cannon1-12Assembling the Cannon to the M7 Baseplate1-13Assembling the Cannon to the M8 Baseplate1-14Placement of the Bipod Legs in the Conventional Mode1-15