CIS 40 AGL

The CIS 40 AGL is a 40 mm automatic grenade launcher, developed in the late 1980s and produced by the Singaporean defence firm − Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS, now ST Kinetics). The launcher is employed primarily by the Singapore Armed Forces and the police and security forces of several other countries.

CIS 40 AGL
Class Manportable
Type Rocket Launcher
Manufacturer Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS)
Origin Singapore
Country Name Origin Year
Singapore 1991
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Singapore 1991 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Chartered Industries of Singapore (CIS) 1991 View

Type Automatic grenade launcher
Place of origin  Singapore
Service history
In service 1991-present
Used by Indonesia
Cyprus
Georgia
Mexico
Morocco
Peru
Philippines
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Thailand
Uruguay
Wars Anti-guerrilla operations in the Philippines
Production history
Designer Chartered Industries of Singapore
Designed 1986-1989
Manufacturer Chartered Industries of Singapore
(now ST Kinetics)
Produced 1991-present
Specifications
Weight 33 kg (72.75 lb)
Length 966 mm (38.0 in) with stock
Barrel length 350 mm (13.8 in)
Width 376 mm (14.8 in)
Cartridge 40x53mm grenade
Action Blowback operation
Rate of fire 350-500 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 242 m/s (794 ft/s)
Maximum firing range 2,200 m (7,217.8 ft)
Feed system Linked belt
Sights Folding leaf sight

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