ROCKET, HIGH EXPLOSIVE,
66 MM, NM 72 E5
(Supersedes B-GL-317-008/PT-001 dated 1976-12-16 and Ch 4 dated 1990-10-18)
Issued on Authority of the Chief of the Defence Staff
OPI: LFC HQ/G3 INFANTRY
The security of small arms and small arms ammunition is your responsibility. Ensure your
weapons and ammunition are secured/protected in accordance with current orders and
This order outlines Canadian Force policy governing the use and misuse of weapons,
ammunition and explosives.
Firing or attempting to fire locally manufactured weapons, obsolete service or foreign
weapons used for display, ceremonial or trophy purpose in parade grounds, armouries or such
like areas is prohibited except when specifically authorized by NDHQ.
Attention is also drawn to the following references which concern offenses connected
with the use or misuse of weapons:
National Defence Act, section 117;
Criminal Code of Canada, sections 82 to 106; and
QR& O 103.59.
AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES
Tampering with or use of service and commercial ammunition or explosives for other
than their designed purpose is prohibited.
Except as prescribed in paragraph 6, the modification, breakdown or sectioning of live
ammunition for experimental, instructional or any other purpose, or manufacture of explosives is
forbidden; this prohibition includes:
unauthorized interchange of fuses or primers or both;
experiments with blank ammunition to alter powder charge or to introduce any
other substance into the cartridge case or into the weapon with the approved
experiments involving the use of altered propelling charges or bursting charges
with ammunition for any type;
the use of any non-service or obsolete ammunition;
the use of foreign ammunition other than that received through normal supply
channels or supplied in accordance with NATO Standardization Agreements;
the manufacture and use of locally fabricate