Video of Door Breaching Munition

Discussion in 'Infantry' started by tomahawk6, Apr 14, 2006.

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  1. Nice piece of kit....shame about the guy releasing his 30 round mag onto the deck at the end of the piece!
  2. yer- imagine those nice americans paying visit to some nice iraqi family- and blowing the front of the house off, in with a few grenades and then piling in- how about a knock on the door????
  3. its a PIAT in disguise!!
  4. Why not just use the M203?
    It's worked this far, no?
  5. How about knocking on the door then shooting whoever answers in the chest with it? GREM... it sounds like something you cough up after a night on the p1ss.
  6. SIMON is a rifle-launched grenade, specially adapted for surprise stand-off breaching of steel or wooden doors. The grenade is launched from a rifle, using standard live ammunition, to ranges of 15 to 30 meters.

    SIMON is a combat-proven weapon, which gained operational success with the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and additional armed forces. SIMON can be used for military, counter-terrorist and homeland security applications.

    SIMON is a self-contained unit with a specially designed charge in a plasitc housing, standoff rod, stabilizing tail, S&A mechanism and impact detonator. The fuze is armed only after the designated safety distance.

    SIMON may be mounted on a variety of personal assault rifles, typically no special modification or adapter is required and it may be launched by firing any of several types of regular 5.56 mm ball ammunition rounds.

    SIMON eliminates risk to the operator, reduces injury to personnel in the vicinity of the door and minimizes collateral damage.

    Main Features:
    Increases the element of surprise
    Light weight (680 gr)
    Range: 15 - 30 meters (static SIMON, which is attached to the door is also available)
    Fired with regular live bullets
    Insensitive Munitions (IM)
    Minimizes injary risk and damage to property
    Easily adaptable to a variety of rifles
    Simple to operate