Standard Barrel: 13.9"
6.8x43 mm capable with limited part change requirement
vs M4A1 often requiring an entirely different upper receiver.
possibility of using 7.62x39 mm depending on mission.
Barrel life: 35,000 rounds
Service life: 90,000 rounds
Mean number of rounds between stoppage: 2,000 rounds
Parts are interchangeable at 90% between the two versions
1) Unstressed areas: Upper and lower is aluminum extrusions with
2) Stress areas: All steel
Straight from the assembly line, it comes in Flat Dark Earth FS595B which serves as a good base when spray painted by SOF personnel to
suit specific needs.
Magazine: Comes in 10 redesigned steel.
Under barrel: Enhanced Grenade Launcher Modular (EGLM) mounts to
swings open to both sides (ambidextrous) allowing for long 40mm grenades which was not then available for the M203.
A stock is available to make this a standalone weapon.
Fire control features a laser range finder with auto elevation built in, blinking red for a low aim, glowing green for on target. If target is hidden, the sight gives a distance reading to target.
EGLM sight is compatible for programmable for 40mm grenade for air-burst over the target.
Credit to Charlie Cutshaw from Gun Buyer's Annual Presents #40 Special Weapons for Military and Police Magazine.
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