the detent. A spring-loaded firing contact (fig. 2-20) is
located in the end of each tube.
The principles of operation for the 2.75-inch
launcher are basically the same as the 5.0-inch
launcher. The 2.75-inch launcher can be loaded with
less than 7 or 19 rockets when tactical requirements
exist. However, you should refer to the specific tactical
manual and aircraft-loading manual. Also, since the
rockets are fired in a definite sequence, the rockets must
be loaded into the launcher tubes in the proper
including electrical test procedures, are covered later in
MK III ROCKET LAUNCHER TESTER
Perform the self-test of the Mk III Rocket Launcher
Tester (fig. 2-21) prior to loading launchers in
accordance with NAVAIR 17-15MDA-40.
Figure 2-20.Launcher firing contact assembly (2.75-inch
FIRE TEST SWITCH
FIRE TEST INDICATOR
Figure 2-21.Mk III Rocket Launcher Tester with cables.