Republic of Slovenia
Ministry of Defence
General Staff of the Slovenian
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40 mm GMG Automatic Grenade Launcher
The GMG automatic grenade launcher is a multi-purpose support weapon, usually mounted on a tripod or other platforms (vehicles, vessels). It is designed to destroy light armoured and non-armoured ground targets, using direct and indirect fire within 2000m range.
The GMG automatic grenade launcher is an automatic weapon with a massive inertial breech. It fires from an open bolt. It can be fed from the left or right side by the ammunition from a 32-round disintegrating, closed link belt. The weapon is handled by a two-man crew. It is capable of single shot or burst firing.
Manufacturer: Heckler&Koch GmbH, Germany.
It has been in operational use in the Slovenian Armed Forces since 2005.
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