MK 19 Grenade Launcher

MK 19 Autimatic Grenade Launche

The MK 19 grenade launcher is a belt fed grenade launcher designed in the 1960s. It fires a 40x53mgrenade at a distance of over 1,500 yards. It can fire AP and HE grenades as well as multiple non lethal grenades. The MK 19 made its first apperence during the Vitnam War on river boats and countinues to serve in the US Armed Forces on every thing from HMMWVs to helicopters.

Because of the MK 19 effectivness it has propted many countries to make thier own Autimatic Grenade Launchers. The Russian 30mm AGS-17 and the Chinese 35mm QLZ-87.