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      The M20 HEDP
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A new generation of rifle grenade
             Background
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Modern references to t rifle grenade start
in the 1904 Japan – Rus ssia war
                       war
Used in Second World w but reached a peak
usage in Korean War
Displaced by 40mm gre  enade launcher
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Still used extensively b some defense forces
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Resurgence of interest, as additional weapon
not alternative to M2033
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M200 uses well proven b ll trap
                      bullet
  No bullet to worry about
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  No special cartridge required, fires with standard 5.56 or 7.62
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No launcher required
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  Grenade slips over flash hider
  No added bulk to weaponp
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  Every soldier in the squad has one
Electronic fuze
  MIL-STD-1316 – Two totally ind  dependent arming environments
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  Fast acting base detonating fu ideal for shaped charge
  Excellent graze sensitivity
  Self sterilization – impossible to rearm
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               Booster           Trigger Piezo
Explosive Charge
Explosive Charge                      Bridge‐wire detonator 
                                      B id    i d t     t
                                                               Shock absorber 
   Copper cone
                                                                                 Tail tube 




                                                             Bullet trap
     Lead charge, 2pellets                              Piston
                                             Charging Piezo
                                             Charging Piezo         Tail fin
      Safety & Arming device           onic circuits
                                 Electro
                    Arming
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No stored energy             Safety and arming brings
B ll impact
Bullet i                     detonator in line
                                120 msec
Charge generated by piezo
                                6–8m
Acceleration of grenade d
A    l ti     f      d due   Electronic delay allows
to gun gas                   firing circuit to be active
                                290 msec
                                10 – 20 m
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           Fuze Fun




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On impact trigger piezo close firing circuit
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   Shock travels at sound speed throu body
   Acts on 1mm cardboard
Shaped Charge capable of penetrating 80mm RHA
Fragmentation comparable cl i h d grenade
F        t ti            bl l  lassic hand      d
Sterilization after 40 sec in event of soft landing
Enhancing small a
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