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Army steps forward on 40mm airburst

15th February 2018 - 12:00 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


The US Army is moving forward on development of a new 40mm low velocity airburst munition. Designated XM1166, the High Explosive Airburst (HEAB) system would be used to defeat lightly armoured personnel targets – in the open and in defilade - when fired from the M320 grenade launcher

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