CIS 40 AGL

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CIS 40 AGL
Type Automatic grenade launcher
Place of origin  Singapore
Service history
In service 1991-present
Used by See users
Wars Anti-guerrilla operations in the Philippines
Production history
Designer Chartered Industries of Singapore
Designed 1986-1989
Manufacturer Chartered Industries of Singapore
(now ST Kinetics)
Produced 1991-present
Specifications
Weight 33 kg (72.75 lb)
Length 966 mm (38.0 in) with stock
Barrel length 350 mm (13.8 in)
Width 376 mm (14.8 in)

Cartridge 40x53mm grenade
Action Blowback operation
Rate of fire 350-500 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 242 m/s (794 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 2,200 m (7,217.8 ft)
Feed system Linked belt
Sights Folding leaf sight

The CIS 40 AGL is a 40 mm automatic grenade launcher, developed in the late 1980s and produced by the Singaporean defence firm − Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS, now ST Kinetics). The launcher is employed primarily by the Singapore Armed Forces and the police and security forces of several other countries.[1]

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Notes
  1. ^ Woźniak, Ryszard. Encyklopedia najnowszej broni palnej - tom 2 G-Ł. Bellona. 2001. pp60.
  2. ^ "Un repaso a las armas ligeras de Pindad" (in Spanish). ARMAS. Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  3. ^ http://geo-army.ge/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=9&lang=en
  4. ^ Opus. "Unofficial Philippine Marine Corps Page". Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
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