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Pindad SAR-2


Single-Shot 38mm Anti-Riot Grenade Launcher (2014)


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The Pindad SAR-2 fires a 38mm grenade projectile and is suitable for medium-ranged encounters.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 09/22/2016 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com | The following text is exclusive to this site.
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The SAR-2 is a single-shot grenade launcher system firing a 38mm projectile - generally for anti-riot actions. The weapon sports an overall length of 763mm with a barrel measuring 360mm long while weighing 2.36 kilograms. Effective range is out to 125 meters. The trigger relies on a Double-Action (DA) arrangement. As a single-shot weapon, the operator must reload after each shot by "breaking" the weapon ahead of the action (a hinge helps accomplish this) to expose the chamber. The barrel sits ahead of the receiver in the usual way with a hinged foregrip underneath. The trigger group is set ahead of an angled pistol grip which, itself, is ahead of a solid shoulder stock. Polymers help to keep weight down and a flip-up type sight, used in conjunction with the forward (fixed) sight, provide some ranged accuracy.

Two types of ammunition are listed for the SAR-2: MU 38MM AR1 (tear gas) and MU 38mm (Kartet).

Development of the weapon is through Pindad of Indonesia who maintains a healthy resume of small arms for both local and foreign use.

Specifications



Service Year
2014

Origin
Indonesia national flag graphic
Indonesia

Classification


Single-Shot 38mm Anti-Riot Grenade Launcher


Pindad - Indonesia
National flag of Indonesia Indonesia
(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Fire Support
Capable of suppressing enemy elements at range through direct or in-direct fire.
Special Purpose
Special purpose weapon for a specially defined battlefield role.


Action


Double-Action; Single-Shot

(Material presented above is for historical and entertainment value and should not be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation - always consult official manufacturer sources for such information)


Caliber(s)*


38mm

Rounds / Feed


Single-Shot
Cartridge relative size chart
*May not represent an exhuastive list; calibers are model-specific dependent, always consult official manufacturer sources.
**Graphics not to actual size; not all cartridges may be represented visually; graphics intended for general reference only.


SAR-2 - Base Series Designation


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