Individual and Crew-Served Systems

MK47 Mod 0 40mm advanced grenade launcher

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is the system integrator of the revolutionary STRIKER 40 MK47 40mm Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher. The MK47 marks the first major advancement in crew-served weapon systems since the end of World War II.

The MK47 is a reliable, portable 40mm grenade weapon system suited for light infantry vehicles and tripod applications.

Integrating the latest sensing, targeting and computerprogramming technology, the MK47 is a reliable, portable 40mm grenade launcher suited for light infantry vehicles and tripod applications. The MK47 weapon system provides the warfighter with a decisive technological advantage over enemy forces equipped with older crew-served weapons. The MK47 fires all NATO standard high velocity 40mm rounds, providing devastating firepower against soft and lightly armored targets.

Lightweight Video Sight

Produced by Raytheon, the MK47’s sophisticated fire control system utilizes the latest in laser rangefinding, I2 night vision and ballistic computer technology to assist soldiers in the detection, recognition and first-round engagement of targets.

40mm Ammunition

The MK47 fires all NATO standard 40mm rounds, providing devastating firepower against soft and lightly armored targets. GD-OTS and Nordic Ammunition Company have collaborated to produce the cutting edge MK285 airburst ammunition capable of keeping the MK47 at the forefront of advanced crew served weaponry.


Specifications

Caliber

40mm

Weight 39.6 pounds (18 kg)
Length

37 inches (940mm)

Width 10.04 inches (255mm)
Height 8.07 inches (205mm)
Total charge pull 55 pounds (25 kg)
Mass recoiling

55%

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