SB LAG 40
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A LAG 40 of the Spanish Navy Marines.
|Type||Automatic grenade launcher|
|Place of origin||Spain|
|Designer||Empresa Nacional Santa Bárbara|
|Manufacturer||Santa Bárbara Sistemas|
|Weight||34 kg (75.0 lb)|
|Length||960 mm (37.8 in)|
|Barrel length||415 mm (16.3 in)|
|Width||200 mm (7.9 in)|
|Height||220 mm (8.7 in)|
|Action||Recoil operated, roller locked|
|Rate of fire||215 rounds/min|
|Muzzle velocity||240 m/s (787 ft/s)|
|Effective firing range||Sights adjustable from 100 to 1500 m|
|Feed system||24 or 32-round ammunition belt|
The SB-40 LAG is a 40 mm automatic grenade launcher developed and produced in Spain by the Empresa Nacional Santa Bárbara (EN SB) company (currently a part of the European Land Systems Group of General Dynamics).
- Brazil: Used by Brazilian Marine Corps (Mounted on Piranha IIIC).
- Colombia: The Colombian Navy uses the SB-40 LAG grenade launcher installed on a turret on the ARC Juan Ricardo Oyola Vera riverine patrol boat.
- Philippines: Used by the Philippine National Police Special Action Force either on tripod or mounted on light utility vehicles, and by Philippine National Police Maritime Group mounted on patrol crafts
- Spain
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- Heckler & Koch GMG - A 40 mm automatic grenade launcher used by the German Army and other European armed forces.
- XM174 grenade launcher, similar weapon
- AGS-17, similar weapon, but smaller 30 mm calibre
- Milkor MGL, another South African 40 mm grenade launcher
- Mk 19 grenade launcher, similar weapon
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- Comparison of automatic grenade launchers
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