REVIEW NUMBER 2 ANSWERS
Mk 76 and Mods and BDU-48/B are the two
subcaliber practice bombs normally used.
The CXU-3A/B day use and the Mk 4 night
use are the two practice bomb signals used
with the Mk 76 practice bomb.
You should refer to NAVAIR 11-5A-17 for
detailed information about practice bombs
and signal cartridges.
Prepare dispenser for flare loading as follows:
Safety pin and flag installed in safety switch
Stepper switch set on safe.
Open breech caps, ensure sleeves are clean.
Open four downloading breech caps (fig.
Flare Loading Procedures
Load flares into dispenser as follows:
Insert forward flare into tube with green
arming cap forward, and ensure white spacer is
properly seated on yellow sealing ring and
centered. Continue to push flare forward, and
insert aft flare with green arming cap forward
until forward flare is stopped against the
Close aft retaining link and insert shear pin,
with head of shear pin in the upward position.
Spread shear pin tangs 30 to 40 degrees.
Rotate applicable forward retaining lock to
Install shear pin into lock with pinhead forward
and spread tangs to 30 to 40 degrees.