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Mk 47 Striker 40mm  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2006
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: ALGL and MK47 STRIKER40
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products
Parent System: Mk 47 Striker
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2006
Total Production: ?
Total Cost: USD$40 million
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Description: The Mk 47 Striker is an advanced, lightweight, crew-served 40mm grenade weapon system. It incorporates the latest sensing, targeting and computing technologies to achieve an outstanding performance level over legacy grenade weapon systems. Its targeting system consists of a laser range finder, thermal night vision (AN/PWG-1) and a ballistic computer. The Striker40 fire control system is also known as the Lightweight Video System (LVS).

On 7 June 2006, General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded a multiyear contract valued at $23.5 million for the production of the MK47 MOD 0 weapon system. The procurement contract covered a five-year period with a potential value if all options are exercised of $83 million.

Mk 47 Striker 40mm Specifications

Caliber: 40 millimeter
Height: 205 millimeter
Length: 940 millimeter (37.0 inch)
Width: 255 millimeter
Max Rate of Fire: 300 roundperminute
Combat Weight: 25 kilogram (55 pound)
Empty Weight: 18 kilogram (39.7 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Mk 47 Striker 40mm News

There are 3 news between
1 Oct 2010 and 19 Nov 2014
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
Friday, October 1, 2010General Dynamics Awarded Contract by US Army to Produce 130 MK47 Weapon Systems

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