South African Rippel to Qualify Diehl’s 40mm Ammo for its Grenade Launchers

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XRGL40 40mm extended range multi-shot grenade launcher. The XRGL40 can be used with both standard types of 40x46mm low-velocity (LV) and medium velocity (MV) 40x51mm ammunition.
A single-shot 40mm grenade weapon, UBL40 is primarily designed for assault rifles upgraded with the Rippel Effect Upgrade kits, and for use with the Rippel Effect CRAR-32 reflex sight. Besides being able to fire all standard Low Velocity (LV) ammunition on the market, the Rippel Effect UBL40 was certified to also fire the latest less-lethal / riot control ammunition.
A single-shot 40mm grenade weapon, UBL40 is primarily designed for assault rifles upgraded with the Rippel Effect Upgrade kits, and for use with the Rippel Effect CRAR-32 reflex sight. Besides being able to fire all standard Low Velocity (LV) ammunition on the market, the Rippel Effect UBL40 was certified to also fire the latest less-lethal / riot control ammunition. The current cooperation will Diehl will expand the ammunition range to include MV ammunition.

Diehl Defence signed an agreement with the South African company Rippel Effect Systems (PTY) Ltd. covering joint marketing of grenade launcher systems. The agreement initially focuses on qualification of Diehl’s new 40 mm – Medium Velocity ammunition for the grenade launchers XRGL40 and UBL40 of the weapon specialist from Pretoria.

XRGL40 40mm extended range multi-shot grenade launcher. The XRGL40 can be used with both standard types of 40x46mm low-velocity (LV) and medium velocity (MV) 40x51mm ammunition.
XRGL40 40mm extended range multi-shot grenade launcher. The XRGL40 can be used with both standard types of 40x46mm low-velocity (LV) and medium velocity (MV) 40x51mm ammunition.

The agreement paves the way for the two companies offering complete weapon systems, consisting of the grenade launcher and ammunition, in certain core markets.