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M79 Grenade Launcher

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Also known as the 'Wombat gun' by Australians, 'Thump gun'/'Blooper' by the Yanks. This was first used in Vietnam, Then the Falklands for blasting offArgies heads off and Gulf War 2.

This was to be totally replaced by the underbarrel M203 but is still used today in some purposes.