Mk47 Mod 0 Striker40 Automatic Grenade Launcher (AGL)

2014

MK47 MOD 0 weapon system, also called “STRIKER40,” is a lightweight 40mm grenade launcher equipped with an integrated fire control system capable of firing 40mm programmable air-bursting ammunition as well as conventional high velocity¬†40mm ammunition. The weapon system is produced by General Dynamics while Raytheon is responsible for the Lightweight Video System (LVS) fire control. In 2004 GDATP received an initial $16 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. government for production of the M47.

On January 30, 2007 GDATP was awarded an $8.6 million option from the U.S. Government for production of the MK47 MOD 0 Weapon System. The award is part of a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract awarded in June 2006 and brings the total contract value to $32.5 million.