40mm Multi shot grenade launcher

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Type Revolver grenade launcher
Place of origin South Africa
Service history
In service
1983–present
Used by See Users
Wars Colombian conflict
Syrian Civil War[1]
2013 Lahad Datu standoff
Production history
Designer
Andries C. Piek[2]
Designed 1980
Manufacturer Milkor (Pty) Ltd
Produced 1983–present
Variants See Variants
Specifications
Weight
5.3 kg (12 lb)
Length 778 mm (30.6 in) stock extended, 565 mm (22.2 in) stock folded (MGL)
812 mm (32.0 in) stock extended, 711 mm (28.0 in) stock folded (MGL-140)
Barrel length 300 mm (11.8 in) (MGL)
Cartridge 40×46mm grenade
40×51mm grenade(SuperSix)
Action Double-action
Rate of fire 3 rounds/sec (MGL) (rapid fire)
18-21 rounds/min (sustained)
Muzzle velocity 76 m/s (250 ft/s) (MGL)
Effective firing range 375 m (410 yd)
800 m (870 yd) (ERLP ammunition)
Maximum firing range 400 m
Feed system 6-round, revolver-type swing out cylinder
Sights Armson OEG collimator sight in quadrant (MGL)
M2A1 reflex sight (M32)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milkor_MGL
 

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