Automatic Grenade Launchers

Kemp, Ian
October 2007
Armada International;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p53
The article offers development news on automatic grenade launchers (AGL). Discussed are launchers used by the U.S. Army since 1971, including the 40-mm Mk 19 AGL, the Mk 19 Mod 3 weapon, and the CG-40 Striker. The AGL support systems evaluated include the High Velocity Canister Cartridge from General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, the Lightweight Video Sight fire control system from General Dynamics Canada, and an Improved Crew Served Weapons Mount developed by the Special Operation Command of the American Foreign Comparative Test programme.


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