GP-34 (6G34) underbarrel grenade launcher (Russia)

GP-34 (6G34) underbarrel grenade launcher

 

GP-34 (6G34) underbarrel grenade launcher mounted on the 5.45mm AK74M rifle

 

GP-34 (6G34) underbarrel grenade launcher mounted on the 7.62mm AK103 rifle

Specification Value
Full text name GP-34 (6G34) underbarrel grenade launcher (Russia)
Caliber cartridge 40mm VOG-25
Action type manual
Trigger type dao: Double Action Only
Overall length, mm 315
Weight empty, kg 1.4
Magazine capacity, rounds 1

The GP-34 underbarrel grenade launcher (GRAU index 6G34 – 6Г34) is an evolutionary development of the previous GP-20 model. Designed and manufactured by IZHMASH factory (which is now a part of the “Kalashnikov” concern) it can be installed on the Kalashnikov AK-74M, AK-101 and AK-103 assault rifles, as well as on some similar models of foreign make. It is in service with Russian military and special police (SWAT-type) units.

The GP-34 grenade launcher is a single shot, muzzle-loading weapon with rifled barrel. It uses all types of 40mm VOG-25 type grenade rounds with propellant chamber (case) integrated into the body of grenade. Trigger is of Double Action Only type, with manual safety and additional automated safety measures. Launcher is equipped with adjustable iron sights that are located on the right side of the weapon.