Under Barrel Grenade Launcher 40 mm
A low weight , low recoil, long range and accurate Under Barrel Grenade Launcher ideal for use with Rifles 5.56 mm and with Rifles AK-47 type.

The device offers an ideal blend of features and ergonomic comfort to the soldier.

 
FEATURES
1. Can be fitted on Rifles 5.56 mm as well as on Rifles AK-47 type
2. 3-point attachment to Rifle gives rigidity for fitment
3. In-built safety to prevent accidental firing
4. Breech loading enables easy loading and unloading of ammunition
5. Pump action along with conventional extractor makes extraction and ejection for cartridge case easy
6. Location for trigger enables firing for both Rifle and UBGL without change in firing posture
7. Hard anodizing on all aluminium alloy components for wear resistance and for better thermal barrier properties
8. Low recoil ammunition enables shoulder firing
9. Simple and easy operated ladder sight
10. Provision of Beta light source for firing in low light conditions
11. Fires ammunition common with Multi Grenade Launcher
12. Wide choice of ammunition for different roles
13. Available in stand-alone version also
 
TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Calibre

40 x 46 mm

Effective Range

28 to 400 m (approx)

Loading

Breech Loading

Barrel Length

350 mm

Barrel Rifling

6 grooves RH

Overall length

450 mm

Weight of Launcher

1.5 kg

Muzzle velocity

70 m/s

Recoil energy

17 Joule

Safety

In built safety for trigger operation and barrel locking

 
SIGHTING SYSTEM

Foresight

Post Type

Backsight

Ladder Sight with 50m steps

Indirect Firing (300m/400)

Illuminated bubble sight

Night firing

Sights Illuminated with Tritium source

 
AMMUNITION

Type of Grenade

HE, HEDP, RP, SMK, TPT

Length of complete round

103 mm

Length of projectile

82 mm

Fuze Arming

9 to 28 m

Lethal Radius

5 m

Mass

- Complete round

- Projectile

- Fragment

 

230 gm

180 gm

120 mg

Contact :
Marketing & Export Division
Ordnance Factory Board
Ayudh Bhawan
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
10A, S. K. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700 001, India.

Tel: 0091-33-2248 9027 / 2248 2103 / 2248 5077-80
Fax : 0091-33-2248 1748/2210 8235
Mail : ofbtrade@dataone.in
http://www.ofb.gov.in