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M79 grenade launcher

The M79 grenade launcher is a single-shot, break-open, shoulder-fired weapon. It is breech-loading and fires a 40mm grenade. It has an open, fixed front sight and an open, adjustable rear sight.

The M203 was designed and procured as the replacement for the M79 grenade launcher of the Vietnam era.


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