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Mk 19  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1984
Total Production: 40,000
Unitary Cost: USD$14,000
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: General Dynamics
Parent System: Mk 19
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1984
Total Production: 40,000
Total Cost: USD$462 million
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Description: The General Dynamics Mk 19 is an air-cooled 40mm grenade machine gun in service within the US Army. It is a man-portable weapon system capable of firing up to 400-grenade per minute and can be installed on a wide variety of vehicles and ground platforms. The weapon is able to take out targets ranging from armored vehicles to dismounted troops.

General Dynamics Armaments and Technical Products was awarded a $15 million contract for procurement of 1,097 MK 19 weapon systems on 10 October 2005. Grenade machine gun deliveries to the US Army were expected to commence in June 2006. On 27 September 2006, US Army TACOM-ARDEC awarded General Dynamics a $44 million contract for the supply of Mk 19 grenade machine guns from January 2007 through December 2008. Including this order, General Dynamics has produced more than 33,000 MK 19s for the United States and its allies.

Mk 19 Applications

Armored Vehicles Namer Auxiliary Vessels LCAC 1 Cannons & Gear Protector NM221 WAVE Private Aircraft MD-500 Tactical Vehicles ASV

Mk 19 Specifications

Crew: 2
Caliber: 40 millimeter
Length: 1,090 millimeter (43 inch)
Width: 340 millimeter
Max Range: 2,200 meter (1.37 mile)
Max Rate of Fire: 400 roundperminute
Combat Weight: 33 kilogram (73 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Mk 19 News

There are 14 news between
28 Jul 2008 and 18 Aug 2016
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Thursday, August 18, 2016FMS: Afghanistan Requests Individual and Crew Served Weapons
Tuesday, May 5, 2015FMS: Iraq Requests Ammunition
Friday, December 19, 2014FMS: Iraq Seeks 1,000 M1151A1 Up-Armored High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles
Wednesday, November 19, 2014General Dynamics Partners with ST Kinetics on 40mm High Velocity Air Burst Ammunition
Friday, March 8, 2013Italy Purchases 40mm Infantry Ammunition from Rheinmetall
Thursday, March 29, 2012General Dynamics Delivers MK19 Grenade Machine Guns to US Army
Tuesday, June 1, 2010Iraqi Federal Police Purchases 80 ASV Vehicles
Tuesday, December 8, 2009Colombia Orders 39 Armored Security Vehicles
Monday, June 15, 2009FMS: Chile Requests Radars, Howitzers, Vehicles, Ammunition and Related Support
Wednesday, October 8, 2008ATK and FN Herstal Announce Cooperative Agreements

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