, as well as information necessary for its proper operation (use, transportation, storage and maintenance) and maintaining it in constant readiness for firing.
The 40-mm GP-30 grenade launcher, Shoe, index 6G21, is designed to defeat openly located manpower, as well as manpower located in open trenches, trenches and on reverse slopes. GP-30 grenade launcher The shoe is designed for use in combination with automatic weapons: 5.45 mm AK-74, AK-74M; 7.62 mm AKM, with the appropriate configuration of a grenade launcher.
For firing from a GP-30 Shoe grenade launcher, VOG-25 and VOG-25P shots with fragmentation grenades are used. From the grenade launcher it is possible to carry out flat and mounted shooting from various positions (standing, sitting, from the knee, lying). The shooter can fire from a grenade launcher or from a machine gun, depending on the task.
Technical characteristics of the 40-mm grenade launcher GP-30 Shoe, index 6G21.
Caliber, mm 40
The length of the threaded portion of the bore, mm 100
The number of rifling 12
Mass of grenade launcher (without return spring, recoil pad with belt and ramrod clamp), kg 1.53
Sighting line length, mm 90
Overall dimensions, mm, no more (length, width, height):
in a fighting position: 280x68x192
in the stowed position: 280x68x130
Sighting range, m:
Rate of fire, rounds / min 5 – 6
Wearable ammunition, shots 10
Initial flight speed of a grenade, m / s 76
The composition of the 40-mm grenade launcher GP-30 Shoe, index 6G21, includes:
grenade launcher GP-30
return spring guide .
recoil pad with belt
spare parts, tools and accessories (ZIP-O)
bag for shots at 10 shots
The device and principle of operation of the 40-mm grenade launcher GP-30 Shoe, index 6G21.
The grenade launcher is mounted under the barrel of the machine. Fastening is carried out by the front and rear bracket supports, which cover the gas chamber and the ring of the forearm of the machine, and the handle of the grenade launcher rests on the forearm of the machine. The grenade launcher is fixed on the machine with a latch located on the bracket.
The sighting device of the GP-30 grenade launcher A mechanical type shoe that takes into account the derivation of a grenade and allows preliminary determination of the range to the target. In the stowed position, the aiming frame folds. Trigger mechanism grenade launcher self-cocking type. The presence of a device that blocks the trigger mechanism eliminates the possibility of firing from a grenade launcher that is not connected to the machine. The locking mechanism turns off when the grenade launcher is placed on the machine.
To exclude an accidental shot from inertial overloads, for example, when a machine gun with a loaded grenade launcher falls, when firing a machine gun, etc., the GP-30 Shoe grenade launcher provides a device that blocks the trigger mechanism. Grenade launcher is loaded from the muzzle of the barrel. Discharging a grenade launcher by pressing the ejector.
The automatic setting of the return spring guide is made when the grenade launcher enters the unit for the entire life of the grenade launcher. The return mechanism of the machine, instead of which the return spring guide is placed, must be returned to the warehouse. The number of the machine assigned to the grenade launcher must be recorded in the form of this grenade launcher.
Contents Operation manual 40-mm grenade launcher GP-30 Shoe, index 6G21.
Description and operation of the GP-30 grenade launcher Shoe.
1.1 Purpose of the grenade launcher.
1.3 the composition of the grenade launcher.
1.4 Device and principle of operation of the grenade launcher.
1.5 Spare parts, tools and accessories.
1.6 Labeling and packaging.
1.7.2 Shot action.
1.7.3 Order of work with shots.
Description and operation of the components of the GP-30 grenade launcher Shoe.
1.2.1 Description of the components of the grenade launcher.
188.8.131.52 Barrel with bracket.
184.108.40.206 Case with breech.
220.127.116.11 Guide spring return.
18.104.22.168 recoil pad with belt.
22.214.171.124 ramrod lock.
126.96.36.199 Bag for the product.
188.8.131.52 Bag for shots.
184.108.40.206 Single set of spare parts.
1.2.2 Operation of parts and mechanisms of a grenade launcher.
220.127.116.11 The position of the parts and mechanisms of the grenade launcher, not attached to the machine.
18.104.22.168 Position of the parts and mechanisms of the grenade launcher mounted on the machine.
22.214.171.124 Interaction of parts and mechanisms of a grenade launcher during loading, shooting and unloading.
Using a 40-mm grenade launcher GP-30 Shoe as directed.
2.1 General instructions for the operation of the grenade launcher.
2.2 Safety instructions.
2.3 Preparing a grenade launcher for firing.
2.3.1 Transfer grenade launcher from traveling to combat.
2.3.2 Inspection of the assembled grenade launcher.
2.3.3 Verification of the operation of parts and mechanisms of the grenade launcher.
2.3.4 Checking the sighting device of the grenade launcher.
2.4 Procedure for firing a grenade launcher.
2.4.1 Firing Position Requirements.
2.4.2 Charging the grenade launcher.
2.4.3 Aiming a grenade launcher at a target, firing shots and firing techniques.
2.4.4 Grenade Discharge.
2.4.5 Transfer of a grenade launcher from a combat position to a marching.
2.4.6 Possible malfunctions and solutions.
Maintenance grenade launcher GP-30 Shoe.
3.1 General instructions.
3.2 Types of maintenance and frequency.
3.3 List of work carried out in various types of maintenance.
3.4 Dismantling and assembling a grenade launcher.
3.4.1 General instructions.
3.4.2 Incomplete disassembly.
3.4.3 Assembly after incomplete disassembly.
3.4.4 Complete disassembly.
3.4.5 Assembly after complete disassembly.
3.5 Checking the battle of a grenade launcher and leading to a normal battle.
3.6 Cleaning and lubrication.
3.6.2 Materials used for cleaning and lubrication .
3.6.3 Cleaning and lubrication.
3.7 Preservation and de-preservation.
5 Storage Rules.
6 Transportation of grenade launchers and shots.
7 Disposal of a grenade launcher.
Appendix A Illustrations.