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DP61
DP-61 Duel
Country of origin

Soviet Union

Manufacturer(s)

ZiD

Year(s) designed

1970s

Weapon type

Grenade launcher

Caliber

55mm

Action

Breech-loaded

Weight

13.2 inches (6 kilograms)

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

Single shot

Maximum effective range

500 meters (1640.4 feet)

The DP-61 Duel (дуэль in Russian) is a Soviet grenade launcher.

HistoryEdit

The DP-61 is meant to fill a similar role to the DP-64, which is defending dockyards and repelling submarines. Very little else is known.

Design DetailsEdit

The weapon is based on the MRG-1 Ogonyok. The weapon's barrel can be tilted up to 45° upwards for various lines of fire.

AmmunitionEdit

DP64Grenade

A DP-61 grenade compared to 2 DP-64 grenades.

The DP-61 uses the GDS-55 and GR-55M grenades.

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