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The RGB6 is a 40mm, 6-round Croatian grenade launcher introduced in 1996, copied from the MGL Milkhor grenade launchers.

Development

They were based on the MGL in South Africa due to gaining a contract from the manufacturers of the MGL. After gaining the contract, they also set up production facilities to implement the weapons, resulting in their being mainstream in the Croatian forces by the 2000s. The RGB6 possessed a spring-driven revolver-type cylinder for handling six grenades. Because of this, it delivers grenades with greater accuracy than simply being thrown, and is capable of taking out even enemies with body armor or enemies hiding behind objects. However, users will need to fire the grenade at a specific angle because the fired grenades travel on a parabolic trajectory.

The Manhattan Incident

See also: Tanker Incident and the Big Shell Incident

A RGB6 made its way onto the Big Shell during the Big Shell Incident in 2009 which ended up procured by Raiden. In addition, it was also Raiden's first time using the weapon, period, due to it never being utilized in VR training.[1]

Behind the scenes

The RGB6 was a procurable weapon in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.

The RGB6 also appeared in Super Smash Bros. Brawl as Solid Snake's grenade launcher as part of his Final Smash.

Notes and references

  1. ^ Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Konami Computer Entertainment Japan (2001)
    Solid Snake (while disguised as Iroquois Pliskin) explains this in an optional Codec conversation.

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  • Clearly visible scope attachment.

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    • So you can clearly see the RGB6 HAS a scope yet due to Raidens incompetence you may only fire from the hip (as with all weapons barr...
    • This topic lacks context as to what you are talking about. But I'll assume you are talking about MGS2, which...doesn't make sense still, since ...

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