USMC Heavy Weapons

Type

Anti-tank missile

Place of origin

United States

Service history

In service

1970–present

Used by

USMC

Production history

Designer

Hughes Aircraft Company

Designed

1963–1968

Specifications

Length

1.16–1.17 m (probe folded)
 1.41–1.51 m (probe extended)

Diameter

0.152 m
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Warhead weight

3.9–5.9 kg
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Wingspan

0.46 m
Operational
 range

up to 3,750 m 

Guidance
 system

Optically-tracked, wire-guided


Type

Chain gun

Place of origin

United States

Service history

In service

1972–present

Used by

See operators

Production history

Designer

McDonnell Douglas

Manufacturer

Alliant Techsystems

Number built

10,500+

Specifications

Weight

119 kilograms (260 lb)

Length

2,527 mm (99.5 in)[1]

Barrel length

• Overall: 2,672 mm (105.2 in)
 • Bore: 2,175 mm (85.6 in)

Width

318 mm (12.5 in)

Height

373 mm (14.7 in)
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Shell

25×137 mm

Caliber

25 millimetres (0.98 in) caliber

Barrels

Single barrel (progressive RH parabolic twist)

Rate of fire

• Cyclic: 200rpm with 1hp or 500rpm with 8hp

Muzzle velocity

1,100 metres per second (3,600 ft/s)

Effective range

3,000 metres (9,800 ft)

Maximum range

6,800 metres (22,300 ft


Type
 
Howitzer
 
Place of origin
 
 United States
 
Service history
 
In service
 
2005–Present
 
Used by
 
United States Marine Corps
 US Army
 Canadian Army
 Australian Army
 Indian Army
 
Specifications
 
Weight
 
4,218 kg (9,300 lb)[1]
 
\Length
 
Combat: 10.7 m (35 ft 1 in)
 Travel: 9.5 m (31 ft 2 in)
 
Barrel length
39 calibers
 
Crew
 
5
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Caliber
 
155 mm (6.1 in)
 
Carriage
 
split trail
 
Rate of fire
 
Normal: 2 rpm
 Maximum: 5 rpm
 
Effective range
 
M107: 24 km (15 mi)
 ERFB: 30 km (18.6 mi) base bleed
 Excalibur: 40 km (25 mi)


Type
 
Rocket artillery
 
Place of origin
 
United States
 
Service history
 
Used by
 
USA, UAE, Singapore
 
Wars
 
War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
 Iraq War
 
Production history
 
Manufacturer
 
BAE Systems
 
Specifications
 
Weight
 
24,000 lb (10,900 kg)
 
Length
 
7 m (23.0 ft)
 
Width
 
2.4 m (7.87 ft)
 
Height
 
3.2 m (10.5 ft)
 
Crew
 
3
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Traverse
 
360
 
Rate of fire
 
1, 2, 4, All 6
 
Maximum range
 
2 - 300 km
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Armor
 
light
 
Operational
 range
 
480 km (298 mi)
 
Speed
 
85 km/h (52.8 mph)
 
Accuracy
 
Guided


Type

Automatic grenade launcher

Place of origin

 United States

Service history

In service

1968–present

Used by

See Users

Wars

Vietnam War
 2006 Lebanon War
 Gulf War[1]
 Operation Iraqi Freedom
 Operation Enduring Freedom
 Turkey-PKK conflict[2]

Production history

Designer

Naval Ordnance Center - Louisville

Designed

1960s

Manufacturer

Saco Defense Industries (now a division of General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products), Combined Service Forces

Unit cost

$20,000[3]



Produced

1968–present

Variants

Mk 19 Mod 0, Mk 19 Mod 1, Mk 19 Mod 2, Mk 19 Mod 3

Specifications

Weight

72.5 pounds (32.9 kg)



Length

43.1 inches (1,090 mm)

Barrel length

16.25 inches (413 mm)

Width

13.4 inches (340 mm)
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Cartridge

40×53mm

Action

Blowback (Advanced Primer Ignition)

Rate of fire

325–375 rpm (cyclic)

Effective range

1,500 yards (1,400 m)

Maximum range

2,212 yards (2,023 m)

Feed system

Belt

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