Summary: Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec 19 (ANI): Terrorists on Tuesday fired from an Underbarrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) towards district police lines in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, which exploded just outside the wall.
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec 19 ( ANI ): Terrorists on Tuesday fired from an Underbarrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) towards district police lines in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, which exploded just outside the wall.
" The troops recovered arms, ammunition and explosive material including one 7.62- mm sniper rifle, universal machine gun, one underbarrel grenade launcher
, hand grenade, three sniper magazines, 42 rounds of sniper ammunition, three bombs, one radio set, 13- kg explosive, one blanket, three leather shoes and a rucksack," the officer said.
One UBGL (Underbarrel Grenade Launcher
), an AK rifle and four magazines were recovered from the slain militant.
Romarm in Romania has adapted its AG-40P underbarrel grenade launcher to Nato standards, thereby giving birth to the AG-40PN, which accepts 40 x 46-mm grenades.
Underbarrel grenade launchers, such as the AG-C/EGLM and the M320, can be equipped with a butt-stock and become a stand-alone weapon.
To replace the Italian Army's Beretta AR 70/90 5.56-mm assault rifles Beretta has developed the ARX 160 5.56 mm assault rifle and GRX 160 40-mm underbarrel grenade launcher
. The weapon features an adjustable (four positions), folding telescopic butt stock and the choice of three barrel lengths, 254 mm, 304.8 mm and 406.4 mm, for different mission profiles.
Hand-grenades, 40 mm underbarrel grenade launchers
, artillery, mines and IEDs/booby trap simulation devices have been added to firearms simulators.
Indian Army used more than 15 underbarrel grenade launchers
and machine guns and the number of ceasefire violation by Indian in the current year has risen to 17.
The team also recovered four Underbarrel Grenade Launchers
(UBGL) shells from the possession of the terrorist.
More and more armies are acquiring underbarrel grenade launchers
to provide their fire teams with some inherent indirect fire capability.
Underbarrel grenade launchers
and 40-mm low-velocity grenades are the standard indirect fire weapons of the fire team, however, other types of systems are emerging that increase range and terminal effects.