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40mm Grenade Launcher
Machine Gun
Acclaimed as the technologically superior automatic grenade launcher, the 40mmX53 Grenade Machine Gun (GMG) has been designed and built by Heckler & Koch.
EAS manufactures the GMG in co-production with HK in order to cover Hellenic Armed Forces’ requirements of effective ground fire support.
GMG provides high rate of fire, direct target engagement, fragmentation effect and the ability to use armour-piercing natures.
It is both accurate and easy to use, with an extremely smooth feed cycle and impressive safety features.
It is flexible, convertible to right or left feeding and simple to maintain, with no tools being required for stripping or reassembly.
GMG can be used on the tripod or can be readily fitted to vehicles, patrol boats or helicopters.
TECHNICAL DATA
Calibre : 40 mm x 53
Modes of Fire : Single fire / sustained fire

Feed system
Two step feed system for safe and smooth feeding, convertible
from left to right hand feed.

Sight Systems (options)
Reflex sight (produced by Vaapensmia/Norway
Mechanical sight

Bolt System
Blowback operated inertia bolt with advanced primer ignition

Muzzle velocity (Vo)
241 m/s

Rate of Fire
Approx. 350 rds/min

Maximum Range
2200 m

Weights
Weapon: 29 kg
Gun cradle: 10 kg
Tripod: 15 kg (Made by Vinghøgs/Norway)
Belt box: 16,3 kg (with 32 rds belted ammunition)

Length
1180 mm

Width
140 mm (226 mm max.)

Height
208 mm

Data subject to change without notice.
Brochure: 2 MB
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