Rounds for Grenade Launchers

40x46 mm RLV-AD

Rounds for Grenade Launchers

40x46 mm Round RLV-AD with Anti-Diver Grenade

NSN: 1310-50-001-1690

The RLV-AD is an in-water operation round and is used for protection of ships and harbors against enemy frogmens.
The blast from the highly explosive composition creates a defeat effect within a 30 m radius and shock disorientation up to 100 m.

The Rounds are compatible with:

- Underbarrel Grenade Launchers: ARSENAL UBGL-M6, UBGL-M7, UBGL-M16; M203;

FN GL1; HK269; AG36, etc.;

- Stand-alone Grenade Launchers: ARSENAL UGGL-M1, HK169; HK269; FN GL-S; M320; etc.;

- Multi-shot Grenade Launchers: Milkor Mark 1L; Rippel XRGL; ARSENAL MSGL-L, etc. 

Type Low Velocity, Anti-diver
Caliber, mm 40x46
Overall length, mm 134 max
Weight of Round, kg 0.270 max
Explosive filling TBC-3(thermobaric composition)
Cartridge case material Aluminum alloy
Primer type Percussion, Boxer
Propellant charge Double base powder
Fuze type AF44 - point detonating, with time and super-quick action and self destruction
Arming distance, m from 10 to 40
Self-destruction time, s 27 max
Detonating depth of Fuze, m from 5 to 15
Details of arming function 3 steps of safety
Muzzle velocity, m/s 76
Max firing range, m 400
Radius of defeat, m about 30
Radius of Shock effect, m about 100
Operational temperature, °C from minus 43 to 52
3 metal airtight boxes (28 pcs. in each box), placed in a wooden case ( 84 pcs. totally )
Case dimensions, mm 875x398x206
Case weight, kg 40
Case volume, m3 0.072