ST Kinetics has been awarded a contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to supply low and high-velocity 40mm ammunition for operational and training needs of the UK Army.

The high-velocity ammunition is compatible with automatic grenade launchers such as the CIS40AGL, MK19 Mod 3 and H&K GMG.

The 40mm low-velocity family of ammunition allows the grenade launchers to deliver various types of payloads and effects.

The delivery will begin in the second quarter of 2011 and will be completed in the first quarter of 2012.