Live fire training with a MK-19 Grenade Launcher mounted on a Stryker armored fighting vehicle.
The Mk 19 Grenade Launcher is an American 40 mm belt-fed automatic grenade launcher that entered U.S. military service during the Cold War, first seeing action during the Vietnam War and remaining in service to the present day.
The Mk 19 effective range is about 1,500 meters, with a practical rate of fire of 60 rounds per minute (rapid) and 40 rounds per minute (sustained).
25th Infantry Division of Schofield Barracks, HI conducts a Mk. 19 live range at Yakima Training Center, WA on 10/15/2012.
Film Credit: SSG Sean Everette