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! colspan=2 bgcolor=#FF0000 | M79 Grenade Launcher
 
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| Function
 
| Grenade Launcher
 
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| Manufacturer
 
| Springfield Armoury
 
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| Entered service
 
| Sept 1963
 
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| Number Built
 
| 350,000
 
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| Cartridge
 
| 40mm Grenade
 
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| Range
 
| 350 - 400m
 
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The M79 grenade launcher is a single-shot, shoulder-fired, break open grenade launcher which fires a 40 x46 mm [[grenade]] and first appeared during the [[Vietnam]] War.
 
 
 
The M79 has seen notable limited use during Operation Iraqi Freedom, such as for clearing [[IED]]s.
 
 
 
[[Category: Equipment]]
 
[[Category: Weapons]]
 

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