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LITHUANIAN FORCES WILL SEE HECKLER & KOCH G36 RIFLES IN 2017

  Under a contract worth €12.5 million, Heckler & Koch will deliver G36 automatic rifles and HK269 40mm grenade launchers to the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence. Delivery is expected to take place in 2017. The G36 rifles ordered will … Continue reading

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Raytheon’s PIKE 40mm Precision-Guided Munition

Raytheon Company has just extended the rage of the 40mm grenade launcher out to 2000+ meters. The company has successfully fired 2 PIKE 40mm grenades from the standard M320 Enhanced Grenade Launcher Module (EGLM) launcher. Both rounds flew 2,300 meters … Continue reading

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General Dynamics and Singapore Technologies Kinetics Team To Produce Airburst Munitions For The U.S. Military

The 40mm airburst ammunition can be fired from existing US Army grenade launchers such as the Mk19and MK47.                         MK-19                                                                 MK-47 The munition uses a programmable timed fuse technology that computes and programs the detonation time into the fuse. Once … Continue reading

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General Dynamics ATP’s MK47 40mm Grenade Launcher

While at SOFIC 2014, I had the opportunity to visit with General Dynamics. If you’re unfamiliar with the company you really should remedy that because they’re an amazing outfit. They’ve done a lot of work for us in the past … Continue reading

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