The Army’s Grenade Launchers Are About to Become Twice as Deadly

By Andrew Tarantola

The Army's Grenade Launchers Are About to Become Twice as Deadly

American forces in Afghanistan have long complained of a significant drawback in their M320 rifle-mounted grenade launchers: enemies positioned behind the low, mud brick walls ubiquitous to the region’s architecture could easily avoid incoming 40mm grenade rounds simply by ducking. You’d need a direct line of sight to enemy forces in order to inflict maximum damage. But not anymore.

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