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M024 Grenade Launcher
Production information
Technical specifications
Damage Per Hit

high

Magazine Size

1 round

Fire Mode

single shot

Ammunition Type

40mm grenades

Operation

electric ignition

Rate of Fire

slow

Accuracy

medium

Range

medium

Usage
Era(s)

Necros War

Affiliation

UNSC

  [Source]


"It doesn’t pack the punch of SPNKr or the range of an RPG, but it is matchless when it comes to trucking that thing around in the dirt"
― Sgt. Jake Grimes

The M24 Underslung Grenade Launcher is a UNSC infantry weapons attachment designed to boost infantry firepower without the need for another weapon and excess weight or complexity it would require. Therefore it takes the form of a fairly compact weapon designed to fit underneath the barrel of a rifle on its accessory rail.

Description

ODST concept

The M55c with an M24 grenade launcher and sling in the hands of a UNSC Serviceman

The M24 UGL is fairly small, given the size restrictions of its under barrel mounting location. The weapon operates on a simple double action only system to fire 40mm grenade, serving as a preventive measure against jams and misfires. The grenade launcher has its own grip with its trigger assembly.

The reload system is also fairly simple. The weapon’s barrel can be unlocked by depressing a small catch, allowing the operator to snap open the barrel sideways, allowing the spent grenade casing to be ejected and a fresh round inserted.

Uses

The M24 UGL is commonly issued to each fireteam in a platoon to the grenadier, increasing the firepower of the squad proportionally and giving them capability to engage light armour and infantry formations, in thick cover.

UNSC Remarks

“Small package, big firepower.”

“I’ve walked rounds down alleys with that thing and cleared whole buildings, window-to-window, and I can tell you, next to the MA6A that thing is a Marine’s best friend.”

“It gives the average rifle squad a mini-mortar of their own, gotta have one.”

“The lack of a trigger is a hassle when your main gun goes down, and using those sights can be awkward, but I haven’t been able to find anything else wrong with it."

UNSC Remarks

Individual and Crew Served Weaponry of the UNSCDF

Assault Rifles

MA6A Individual Combat Weapon System | M2A Carbine

Battle Rifle

M55C Enhanced Battle Rifle | M396 Designated Marksman Rifle

Machine Guns

M397 Individual Automatic Rifle | M739C Squad Automatic Weapon | M122 Light Machine Gun | M247B2 General Purpose Machine Gun | M247H2 Heavy Machine Gun | M343A3 Heavy Machine Gun | M780 Special Purpose Machine Gun

Submachine Guns

M20A Submachine Gun | M12 Special Operations Carbine

Shotguns

M45F Close Assault Weapon System | M108A1 Close Assault Weapon System | M77 Extreme Close Quarters Combat System

Sniper Rifles

M113 Scout Rifle System | M1091 Sniper Rifle System | Sniper Rifle System 99G-S6 Anti-Materiel | Sniper Rifle System 99S-S6 Signature-Suppressed Anti-Materiel | Sniper Rifle System 40A-O Anti-Materiel/Anti-Vehicle | M99CA1 Special Application Scoped Rifle

Pistols

M6L Personal Defence Weapon System | M57 Pistol

Energy Weapons

Weapon/Anti-Vehicle Model 6B Grindell/Galilean Nonlinear Rifle | MX4 Light Support Weapon | MX12 Directed Ion Energy Rifle | M921 ARC

Non-Lethal Weapon

M2 Threat-Negation Device | MX9 Pulsed Energy Projectile System | M39 Long Range Tranquillizer Rifle

Missile and Rocket Launchers

M41B2 Medium Anti-Vehicle/Assault Weapon | M899 Light Anti Armour Weapon | M57 Light Multipurpose Assault Weapon | M1 Multiple Launch Rocket System | M25 Underslung Rocket Launcher

Grenade Launchers

M319N Individual Grenade Launcher | M23 Multiple Grenade Launcher | M363B RPD | M556 Counter Defilade Grenade Launcher | M460C Automatic Grenade Launcher | M24 Underslung Grenade Launcher | M556 Counter Defilade Grenade Launcher | M26 Grenade Launcher Module

Mortars

M71 Mortar | M78 Mortar | M81 Mortar

Howitzers

M117 Light-Weight Field Howitzer

Sentry Guns

M55 GUARD DOG Sentry Gun | M601 GARGOYLE Sentry Gun

Grenades

M9 Dual Purpose/High Explosive Grenade | M2 Anti-Materiel Grenade | M70 Flash Bang Grenade | M43 Smoke Grenade

Anti-Personnel and Anti-Armour Mines

M320 Anti-Tank Mine | M341 Anti-Tank Mine | M362 Anti-Tank Mine | M121 Bounding Anti-Personnel Mine | M127 Anti-Personnel Mine

Explosive Devices

C-7 Foaming Explosive | C-13 Gertex | C-14 Plastic Explosive | C-15 Liquid Explosive | M303 Thermite Cord | M311 Detonation Cord | M382 Special Munition Attack Charge (Kinetic) | M390 Breaching Charge | M394 Clearance Charge | M404 Special Lightweight Attack Munition | M366 Demolition Charge | M376 Satchel Charge | M379 Explosive Pack

Angel Arm Specialties

Angel Arm Special 33 | Angel Arm Cutlass | Angel Arms Supreme Commander

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