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M203 American 40mm Grenade Launcher

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notes"The M203 American 40mm Grenade Launcher is a single-shot 40 mm under-barrel grenade launcher designed to attach to a rifle. It uses the same rounds as the older stand-alone M79 break-action grenade launcher, which utilizes the high-low propulsion system to keep recoil forces low."
dateOfIntroduction1969
countryOfOrigin"United States"
proliferation"Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Austria, Bangladesh, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Congo, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor (Timor-Leste), Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Gabon, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Korea (Republic of Korea), Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Viet Nam"
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name"System"
properties
name"Alternate Designation"
value"M203"
name"Type"
value"Grenade Launcher"
name"Caliber"
value"40 mm"
name"Manufacturer"
value"Colt Defense; Diemaco; Airtronic USA; RM Equipment; U.S. Ordnance; Knight's Armament Company; Lewis Machine & Tool Company"
name"Action"
value"Single shot"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"76 m/s"
name"Rate of Fire"
value"5 to 7 round/min aimed shots 15 to 17 round/min area suppression"
name"Maximum Firing Range"
value"400 m"
name"Effective Firing Range"
value"350 m"
name"Sights"
value"Quadrant sight or ladder sight on rifle"
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"380 mm"
name"Barrel Length"
value"305 mm"
name"Weight, Unloaded"
value"1.36 kg"
name"Ammunition"
properties
name"Type"
value"Grenade"
name"Caliber"
value"40 mm"
name"Cartridge"
value"40×46mm SR"
variants
name"M203"
notes"The standard M203 is intended for permanent attachment to the M16A1, M16A2 and M16A3 rifles, and utilizes a 12-inch rifled barrel."
name"M203A1"
notes"The U.S. M203A1 has a barrel of 12 inches, while the SOPMOD M203A1 has a 9-inch barrel. The M203A1 is intended for use with the M4 and M4A1 carbines, and uses a special bracket mount consisting of three screws and lacing wire."
name"M203A1"
notes"Canadian Version."
name"M203A2"
notes"The M203A2 is intended for use with the M4 series/M16A4 and now also authorized on the M16A2 rifle as the modular weapon system (MWS)."
name"M203PI"
notes"The M203PI system is used for attachment of the M203 to other rifles, including, but not limited to, the Steyr AUG and Heckler & Koch G3, and even the MP5 sub-machine gun."
name"M203 DAX"
notes"INA"
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