FN XM303 Less Then Lethal Launcher
The "XM303" is a compressed air system designed to launch a variety of 8 gram, 12 gauge-size projectiles with impact, marking, malodorant, or illuminated effects at long ranges. Uses: The FN HERSTAL "XM303" system is the answer to those law enforcement situations where lethal force is not required. The "XM303" is particularly well suited for use against individual subjects, as well as crowd control. Advantages: Only system fully developed around the Less Than Lethal concept The "XM303" launcher is not a firearm and cannot accept conventional ammo Extended effective range Wide ammo range for versatility of applications Available in stand alone or under barrel version for most assault rifles in service today Energy and flight levels controlled Developed to meet the requirement of US Armed Forces Technical Data: Mode of operation: Compressed air; semi-automatic. Configurations: stand-alone or undercarriage (most assault rifles in service). Weight: -stand alone version: 5 lb. (2.3 kg). -undercarriage version: 4. lbs. (2.2 kg). Length: -stand alone version: 29 in. (74 cm). -M16/M4 undercarriage version: 16.7 in. (42.5 cm). Magazine capacity: 15 rounds. Canister: 65 shots. Effective range: 109 yards (100 m). Hit probability: 0.9 at 82 yards (75 m) on 23.6 x 15.7 in. target (60 x 40 cm); 0.75 at 109 yards (100 m). Ammo range: 8 gram, 12 gauge-size paintball-like projectiles (training, low velocity impact, marking, malodorant and illuminating).
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