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This page lists all forms of grenade launchers around the world, that is to say weapons that launch grenades with more accuracy, a higher velocity and to greater distances than a soldier could.[1]

Single Shot

An M79 Grenade Launcher

Name/
designation
Year of
intro
Country of
origin
Primary
cartridge
Type
ARDE 40 mm UBGL 2010  India 40mm Underslung
BS-1 Tishina late 1970s  Soviet Union 30mm Underslung
AG36 1997  Germany 40mm Underslung
BTS-203  Thailand 40mm Underslung
CIS 40 GL late 1960s  Singapore 40mm Underslung
GP-25/30/34 1978  Soviet Union 40mm Underslung
IMC-40  Colombia 40mm Underslung
K201  South Korea 40mm Underslung
K11 2008  South Korea 20mm Bolt action air burst
M203 1969  United States 40mm Underslung
M320 2009  Germany 40mm Multiple employment
M79 1961  United States 40mm Dedicated
Milkor UBGL 2013  South Africa 40mm Underslung
Milkor 37/38mm Stopper 1981  South Africa 37/38mm Pistol-type
Milkor 40mm Stopper 1981  South Africa 40mm Pistol-type
Milkor Pistol 1992  South Africa 37/38mm Pistol-type
Pallad wz. 1974 1974  Poland 40mm Underslung
Pallad wz. 1983 1983  Poland 40mm Pistol-type
PMR  Transnistria 30mm Grenade projector
Type 91 1991  China 35mm Multiple employment
XM148 1969  United States 40mm Underslung

Multishot

A DP-64 grenade launcher

Name/
designation
Year of
intro
Country of
origin
Primary
cartridge
Type
6G30 (RG-6)[2][3] 1993  Russia 40mm Rotary
DP-64 1990  Russia 45mm Dual barrel
Hawk MM-1 1993  United States 40mm Rotary
Milkor MGL 1983  South Africa 40mm Rotary Gas-Operated Spring-Assisted
PAW-20 1999–present  South Africa 20mm Gas operated with rotating bolt
RGA-86 1987  Poland 26mm Rotary
XM25 2010  United States 25mm Air burst
XM29 OICW  United States,  Germany 20mm Air burst

Automatic

A Mk 19 grenade launcher

Name/
designation
Year of
intro
Country of
origin
Primary
cartridge
Type
AGS-17 1971  Soviet Union 30mm Belt-fed
AGS-30 1995  Russia 30mm Belt-fed
AGS-40[4] 2010s  Russia 40mm Belt-fed
CIS 40 AGL 1991  Singapore 40mm Belt-fed
Howa Type 96 1996  Japan 40mm Belt-fed
K4 1993  South Korea 40mm Belt-fed
Heckler & Koch GMG 1996  Germany 40mm Belt-fed
M75 1961  United States 40mm Belt-fed
Mk 18 1960s  United States 40mm Belt-fed
M129 1966  United States 40mm Belt-fed
Mk 19 1968  United States 40mm Belt-fed
Mk 20 1960s  United States 40mm Belt-fed
Mk 47 Striker 2006  United States 40mm Belt-fed
RAG-30 2000  Czech Republic 30mm Belt-fed
SAG-30 2000  Czech Republic 30mm Belt-fed
SB LAG 40 1984  Spain 40mm Belt-fed
UAG-40[5] 2010  Ukraine 40mm Belt-fed
Vektor Y3 AGL 1992  South Africa 40mm Belt-fed
XM174 1968  United States 40mm Belt-fed
XM307  United States 25mm Belt-fed

Rocket Propelled

An RPG-7 with warhead detached

Name/
designation
Year of
intro
Country of
origin
Primary
cartridge
Type
M1 Bazooka 1942  United States 60mm Recoilless
M2GC 1948  Sweden 84mm Recoilless
Northover Projector 1940  United Kingdom 63.5mm Recoilless
Panzerfaust 1943  Nazi Germany 150mm Recoilless
PIAT 1942  United Kingdom 86mm Spigot mortar
Rifleman's Assault Weapon 1977  United States 140mm Close support rocket
RPG-2 1949  Soviet Union 40mm Reusable
RPG-7 1961  Soviet Union 40mm Reusable
RPG-16 1970  Soviet Union 58.3mm Reusable
RPG-18 1972  Soviet Union 64mm Disposable
RPG-22 1985  Soviet Union 72.5mm Disposable
RPG-26 1985  Soviet Union 72.5mm Disposable
RPG-27 1989  Soviet Union 105mm Disposable
RPG-28 2007  Russia 125mm Disposable
RPG-29 1989  Soviet Union 40mm Reusable
RPG-30 2008  Russia 105mm Disposable
RPG-32 1961  Russia 40mm Reusable
RPG-76 1985  Poland 68mm Disposable
Type 69 RPG 1969  China 40mm Reusable
Yasin 2004  Palestinian territories 40mm Reusable

Other grenade launcher models

  • AP/AV 700 multiple grenade launcher (Italy)
  • Carcano rifle grenade launcher (Italy)
  • GrB 39 rifle grenade launcher (Germany)
  • 37 mm Federal grenade launcher, fires tear gas grenades
  • 40 mm Multi Grenade Launcher (India)[6]
  • 40 mm GSBO-40 grenade launcher (Poland)
  • Type 2 anti-tank grenade launcher (Japan)
  • 150 mm PT-100disambiguation needed (Poland)

See also

References

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