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Heckler & Koch GMG (Germany)
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Heckler & Koch GMG

HK GMG automatic granade launcher on tripod (low position)

Heckler & Koch GMG

HK GMG automatic granade launcher

Heckler & Koch GMG

HK GMG automatic granade launcher

Heckler & Koch GMG

HK GMG automatic granade launcher

Heckler & Koch GMG

HK GMG automatic granade launcher

Caliber :   40x53mm High Velocity
Action : Blowback operated, Automatic grenade launcher
Length : 1090 mm
Height : 208 mm
Width : 226 mm
Barrel length : 415 mm
Weight unloaded : 28.8kg Gun, 10.7kg tripod, 8kg softmount gramms
Capacity : 32 rounds
Feed : Closed-link belt
Rate of fire : 350 rounds per minute
Effective range : 1500 (max 2200) meters
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The GMG (Grenade MaschinenGewehr in German or Grenade Machine Gun in English) was initiated by the famous German Heckler-Koch company as a private venture in around 1992. Bundeswehr (German army) commenced trials of GMG in1995, and by now it is in use by German army, and is also offered for export.

HK GMG is air cooled, belt fed, blowback operated grenade machine gun / launcher.It fires from open bolt and uses advanced primer ignition to decrease the peak recoil. Feed is using NATO-standard disintegrating belts; feed unit can be easily set up to fed belt from either side of the weapon. Cradle for standard ammunition boxes is attached to the mount; standard box holds 32 linked rounds and weights about 19 kg loaded. GMG can fire in single shots or bursts; fire mode is controlled by the safety / fire selector switch. Gun controls includes pade grips at the rear of the receiver with the trigger between. GMG is attached to special tripod or US M3 tripod through proprietary soft mount, which also carries additional trigger and horizontal spade grips, shoulder rod and sight mountings. GMG can be fitted with a variety of day and night sights;backup iron sights are provided by default.

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