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Howa Type 96


96式40mm自動てき弾銃


Overview


Type 96

Forward view of Type 96 automatic grenade launcher on vehicle mount.
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Origin
Japan
Type
Automatic grenade launcher
Entered service
1996
Status
In service
Development
Early 1990's
Developer
Japan - Howa
Production
1996 - present
Producer
Japan - Howa
Designations
96式40mm自動てき弾銃
Notable users
Japan - Army

Details


Facts Type 96
General
Origin
Japan
Type
Automatic grenade launcher
Caliber
Caliber
40x53mm NATO
Feed system
Belt fed, 50 round belts
Barrel length
454 mm
Muzzle velocity
250 m/s
Operation
Action
Blow forward principle
Fire selector
0 - F
Rate of fire
250 - 350 rpm
Dimensions
Length
975 mm
Weight
24.5 kg
Sights
Mechanical
Iron sights, post front and ladder sight rear

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