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M203 - grenade launcher

M203

The AK5 can be fitted with the American made M203 grenade launcher. Such a grenade launcher can effectively cover the distance between hand grenades and indirect fire (20-150 meters). The ammunition used is usually an ordinary schrapnel grenade, that has a similar effect of a hand grenade. It can also be loaded with an armor penetrating round capable of penetrating up to 70mm armor. The reload time is about 6 seconds.


Specifics:  
Manufacturer: Colt, USA
Calibre: 40 x 46 mm
Weight: 1.6 kg (total weight including AK5 is 6.1 kg)
Effective rate of fire: 10 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity: 75 m/s
Effective range: 20-400 m

 

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