The Infantry's 40 mm Punch

Kemp, Ian
October 2008
Armada International;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p34
The article offers a look at new designs and ammunition types that are extending the capabilities of the shoulder-fired 40-millimeter grenade launcher. The new grenade launchers feature lightweight alloys, composite materials and new warhead technologies. They include the XM320 40-millimeter Grenade Launcher Module (GLM) from Heckler & Koch. Another is the Mk 13 Enhanced Grenade Launcher Module developed by FN Herstal. INSET: KBP's Move to 40 mm.


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