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Mk47 Grenade Machine Gun

The Mk47 Grenade Machine Gun, also known as the Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher (ALGL) System is a reliable, portable 40mm grenade weapon system suited for mobile, tactical combat soldier units. It features quick detach barrel for ease of transport. The Mk47 fires standard NATO 40×53mm linked grenades from an advanced lightweight tripod or a universal vehicle mount. The compatible munitions also include programmable airburst ammunition.
Mk47 Grenade Machine Gun Copyright © Staff Sgt. Teddy Wade, U.S. Army

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Manufacturer: General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products

Characteristics

Dimensions
Length: 94 centimeters 37 inches
Length (barrel detached): 61 centimeters 24.2 inches
Height: 20.5 centimeters 8.7 inches
Width: 25.5 centimeters 10.4 inches
Bore diameter: 40 millimeters
Weight
Weight: 17.96 kilograms 39.6 pounds
Features
Caliber: 40×53 millimeter NATO
Rate of fire (cyclic): 225-300 rounds per minute