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B. Lahey
January 21, 2009, 11:27 PM
Saw this the other day, was very entertained by it. Starts at 34sec (warning: some adult language when the crusty old SAS guy fires it)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jTGDiqVoIY&feature=channel

Seems like the Russian equivalent of the US vietnam-prototype pump-action grenade launcher...

Or is it their own unique design?

Anyone know anything about this monster?

armsmaster270
January 22, 2009, 02:40 AM
I know nothing about the russian launcher but I carried the M-203 that replaced the M-79 launcher. Both were single shot it's just that the M-203 attaches to the M-16 which gives you 2 weapons in one.

B. Lahey
January 22, 2009, 08:57 AM
What's the arming range of a US 40mm HE grenade?

This Russian deal seems built for closer ranges. When SAS guy says it's employed in house-to-house fighting, that wasn't an error. Watch the rest of the episode to see them use it in room clearing drills.:eek:

Hope they doubled up on the hearing protection.

armsmaster270
January 22, 2009, 12:07 PM
I can't remember right now, it's armed after XX rotations of the projectile. In a room clearing op I would use the buckshot round instead of frag no danger to friendlies that way.

Al Thompson
January 22, 2009, 12:53 PM
B., supposedly 18 meters.