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GP-34 – barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm

GP-34 – barrel-attached grenade launcher. At the beginning 2000 s design bureau Design Weapons Center Open Joint Stock Company "Concern" Izhmash "started creating anti-personnel grenade grenade to automatic AK series machines and Nikonov (AN94, project “Abakan”).

Shooting from the grenade launcher GP-34 video

It was the first experience of creating such weapons in Izhevsk, but the designers managed to solve the problematic issues of mutual adaptation of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, grenade launcher and grenade launcher rounds increased power. GP-34 launched in 2005 year at the Izhevsk arms factory and received index Grau – 6G34.

Designers and Engineering SE-34: Chief Designer of small arms Nikolai Bezborodov, design engineer of the first category Vera Bykov, Deputy Chief Designer of small arms Boris Zorin, design engineer of the second category, Igor Ignatiev, Head of Design Office Design Weapons Center Open Joint Stock Company "Concern" Izhmash "Gennady Kurbatov.


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm

The under-barrel grenade launcher GP-34 mounted on the AK-103

First and foremost, unlike the GP-34 from its older counterparts – improved security. In particular, additional devices do not allow the loss of grenades “podstvolnika” with a negative slope of the barrel, as well as eliminate the possibility of heating the capsule grenades when loading. Improved extractor – it allows you to extract unused shot from a grenade launcher in any, even the toughest, conditions of (under strong fluctuating temperatures, various contaminants). Changed and sight design – it provides a convenient and quick aiming at conducting flat and curved firing. AT 2006 year the first deliveries of the SE-34 were carried out, including abroad.


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm

Lightweight and compact, single-shot under-barrel launcher GP-34 is designed to defeat unsheltered manpower, as well as manpower, located in open trenches, trenches and reverse slopes of the terrain at a distance from the 100 to 400 m. SE-34 is used with rifles calibers 5,45, 5,56 and 7,62 mm of production of JSC "Concern" Izhmash ": AKM, AKMS, AK74, AKS74, AK74M, AK101, AK103 and AH-94. If necessary, the shooter can to fire a machine gun during a grenade. Grenade received index Grau – 6G34.

sight design allows maintenance of flat and curved firing. For firing a grenade launcher used 40 mm VOG-25 and VOG-25M with fragmentation grenades, VOG-25P and VOG-25PM with fragmentation "jumping" grenades, EDC-25 with a smoke grenade. Extractor allows you to extract unused shot from a grenade launcher.


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm

The under-barrel grenade launcher GP-34 is an improved modern design and offers the following advantages:

Reliability
GP-34 is designed and tested specifically for the Kalashnikov assault rifle, It installs quickly without any additional adapters. Increased reliability design, allowing the machine with a grenade launcher mounted to withstand the test of the cast on the concrete without pinholes and cuts grenades (incl. with folded butt)

increased safety
on 100% It eliminates the possibility of misfires, due to changes, made to the trigger mechanism
It eliminated the possibility of displacement of grenades in grenade with a negative declination weapons
introduced an additional mechanism for enhancing the security when loading;

– Improved sighting device
– Improved extractor mechanism for operation in difficult conditions

Range for the GP-34 - from -50 to +50 FROM. Assigned resource grenade – 400 shots. Term storage in preservation (packing) manufacturer warehouses – 7 years from date of manufacture.


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm

Performance characteristics of SE-34

Caliber, mm: 40
Effective range, m: 100-400
Technical rate, rds. / min: 20
combat rate, rds. / min: 5-6
The initial rate of grenades, m / s: 76,5
Length, mm: 315
Weight, kg: 1,4
The temperature range for the, FROM: -50 to +50

Photo GP-34


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm


		GP-34 - barrel-attached grenade launcher caliber 40 mm

GP-attached grenade launcher 34 mounted on the automatic AN-94 “Abakan”

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