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M203 Grenade launcher

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purpose

The M203 is a single-shot, 40mm grenade launcher that attaches to the M16 assault rifle and the M4 Carbine. When targets cannot be accessed by direct fire, Marines use the M203 Grenade Launcher to engage enemies. Typically, this weapon is carried by each fire team's Team Leader.

features

  • Attached under the barrel of the M16 and M4
  • The magazine functions as the hand grip when firing
  • Fires 40mm grenades
  • Includes launcher, adaptors, leaf sights and quadrant sites

types of grenades fired

High-Explosive
Smoke
Illuminating
Buckshot Direct Fire
CS Gas
Training Grenades

 

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M203 Grenade Launcher

The M203 is a single-shot, 40mm grenade launcher that attaches to the M16 assault rifle and the M4 Carbine.