Accession Number : AD0681921

Title :   M79 GRENADE LAUNCHER COST ANALYSIS REPORT.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND WASHINGTON D C SYSTEMS AND COST ANALYSIS DIV

Personal Author(s) : Hendricks,Charles F. ; Reilly,Thomas

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The report presents a description of principal characteristics, system history, and the actual and estimated costs associated with the life cycle of the M79 Grenade Launcher. It is a shoulder weapon, resembles a short, fat single-barrel shot gun; it fires an eight ounce high-explosive shell to a maximum effective range of 375 meters. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROJECTORS(ORDNANCE), COSTS), PORTABLE EQUIPMENT, WEIGHT, HIGH EXPLOSIVE AMMUNITION, PROJECTILES, OPERATION, RANGE(DISTANCE), PRODUCTION

Subject Categories : Guns

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE