Large Calibre ProductClick to view Arrow Icon

Medium Calibre Product & GrenadesClick to view Arrow Icon

40mm Ammunition

40mm Ammunition

NIOA distributes and supports a range of Medium Calibre Ammunition and Grenades for a variety of platforms. Some of the ammunition distributed and supported by NIOA include:

40mm Ammunition: NIOA distributes and supports the Rheinmetall 40mm ammunition suite. NIOA offers a comprehensive range of low and high velocity 40mm ammunition for offensive, marking, screening, non-lethal, practice/training, warning and crowd control applications.  The 40mm Ammunition range includes:

Low Velocity: All Low Velocity (LV) cartridges contain a unique patented, proprietary propulsion unit with a high-low pressure chamber and a predetermined breakpoint. This ensures consistent muzzle velocities, resulting in a high degree of accuracy. Furthermore, the LV cartridges are compatible with any standard 40mm LV grenade launcher or rifle attachment. The LV products include but not limited to:

  • 40mmx46 Smoke (Red, Green, Yellow, White)
  • 40mmx46 IR Illumination
  • 40mmx46 Illumination
  • 40mmx46 Sound and Flash
  • 40mmx46 Sound and Flash 1.3sec
  • 40mmx46 CS15 Delay 1.3sec
  • 40mmx46 LV Impulse
  • 40mmx123 Irritant CS8 60-90m
  • 40mmx46 Practice Cartridge with Impact Signature


High Velocity: High Velocity (HV) cartridges use a proven, patented propulsion unit that produces very low standard deviation in muzzle velocity, resulting in excellent accuracy. With a constant muzzle velocity, our practice and high explosive cartridges can attain a maximum range of 2,200 metres with any standard 40mm HV automatic grenade launcher. The HV products include:

  • 40mmx53 TP-MK281 Mod 2 (Practice cartridge)
  • 40mmx53 HEDP (High Explosive Deep Penetrating cartridge)
  • 40mmx53 HE (High Explosive)
  • 40mmx53 HEDP IM-ESD-T (High Explosive Deep Penetrating cartridge)
  • 40mmx53 HE ABM-T (Air Burst cartridge)
  • 40mmx53 HEDP ABM-T (High Explosive Deep Penetrating, Air Burst cartridge)



Small Calibre ProductClick to view Arrow Icon

Ancilliary EquipmentClick to view Arrow Icon

Our Partners

Northrop Rheinmetall Vista Glock Colt Leupold Barrett Patriot3 GDOTS