CIS 40 GL

The CIS 40 GL is a 40 mm autonomous grenade launcher, developed in the late 1980s and produced by the Singaporean defense firm CIS - Chartered Industries of Singapore (currently ST Kinetics). The launcher is employed primarily by the Singapore Armed Forces and the police and security forces of several other countries.

CIS 40 GL
Class Manportable
Type Rocket Launcher
Manufacturer Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics)
Origin Singapore
Country Name Origin Year
Singapore 1980
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Singapore View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) View

Type Grenade launcher
Place of origin  Singapore
Service history
Used by Italy
Singapore
Sri Lanka
Czech Republic
Production history
Designer Chartered Industries of Singapore
Designed 1980s
Manufacturer ST Kinetics
Specifications
Weight 2.05 kg (4.52 lb) with stock
Length 655 mm (25.8 in) with stock
Barrel length 305 mm (12.0 in)
Cartridge 40x46mm grenade
Action Break-action, single action
Muzzle velocity 76 m/s (249 ft/s)
Effective firing range Sights graduated from 100 to 400 m
Feed system Breech-loaded, single-shot
Sights Folding leaf sight

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