The role of an 11B Grenadier involves providing the fire team with high trajectory and high explosive capabilities using the M203 40mm grenade launcher. Their primary objective is to suppress and destroy enemy infantry and light-armored vehicles within a range of up to 350 meters. The Grenadier also uses smoke rounds to provide cover for their squad’s fire and movement, and illumination rounds to enhance visibility and mark enemy positions during day and night operations. They are responsible for ensuring that all equipment is ready and available for duty, and they are prepared to carry out their assigned duties. Additionally, the Grenadier may serve as an automatic weapons gunner and team leader when necessary, taking on the associated responsibilities and tasks.
As an 11B Grenadier, the individual is trained to fulfill all the tasks required of a rifleman. They are proficient in operating the M203/M320 weapon system and engaging targets from various positions, including prone, kneeling, and standing. With their high trajectory and high explosive capabilities, they can effectively suppress and destroy enemy infantry and lightly armored vehicles within a range of up to 350 meters. The Grenadier is also responsible for providing obscurants, such as smoke rounds, to screen and cover their squad’s fire and movement. They utilize illumination rounds to improve the squad’s visibility and mark enemy positions. When necessary, the Grenadier can take on the additional duties of an automatic weapons gunner and team leader, ensuring the proper maintenance of team equipment.