EBR 40mm CQB is a unique weapons system and as such has
some unique safety considerations. The cartridges WILL
function outside of the launcher; indeed, all the launcher
is used for is to aim the system and initiate the primer.
EXTREME CARE IN HANDLING is indicated. Should the primer
be initiated unintentionally outside of the launcher,
serious injury or death may occur. Special ammunition
requires specialized training. It is the responsibility
of the operator to obtain this training and to maintain
control of these cartridges at all times.
cartridges should go directly from the factory packaging
to the operator’s ammunition pouch. They should
stay in the pouch until the operator requires them for
use, and then be removed from the pouch and loaded directly
into the launcher with the launcher on “Safe”.
these cartridges as you would any loaded weapon.
NEVER point the muzzle of these systems at anything you
do not wish to destroy. Never look straight at the front
of the cartridges. This equates to looking down the barrel
of a loaded gun and will not earn you the respect of
Keep your finger off of the trigger and the launcher
on “Safe” until you are ready to fire.
Be aware of your target and what lies beyond. As these
are a multiple-projectile system, this situational awareness
is especially important. Be aware of the location of
your Teammates and non-combatants.