Object Title

Centrefire breech-loading grenade launcher - M-79

Centrefire breech-loading grenade launcher - M-79

Date

1970

Object Number

XII.10716

Provenance

Purchased from Law Enforcement International, 20 September 1995

Physical Description

A single-shot, break open breech loading weapon designed to be fired from the shoulder. The stock is plastic, breech steel and barrel alloy. It has a large ladder type foresight graduated to 400m.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall Length: 737 mm, Barrel length: 356 mm Weight: 2.75 kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number nvn

Calibre

40 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

NVM

Associations

Places America

Notes

Refer Janes Infantry Weapons 1983/4. pp468/9