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What does GLA stand for?

GLA stands for Grenade Launcher (Australia)

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Founded in 1990, Airtronic USA is a well-respected, award-winning manufacturer of critical battlefield weapons including the MK 777 - a shoulder-fired recoilless rifle - the RPG-7 rocket launcher, and the M203 grenade launcher, the most widely used grenade launcher in the world FOLSOM, Calif.
An alleged founder of the Zetas who had led the brutal Mexican drug gang in 10 states was caught with an arsenal including 168 guns and five grenade launchers, alias "El Lucky" or "Z-16," was detained Monday near the city of Cordoba in eastern Veracruz state with four other suspected Zetas after an operation of more than one year, justice and navy authorities said in a statement.
At the time of their arrest, the pirates were said to have been in possession of heavy weaponry, including a grenade launcher -- arrested after the attack for their roles in the kidnapping and killings.
Fielded for the first time in mid-2009 with the 82nd Airborne Division, the new grenade launcher showed better accuracy over the older M203 and was also easier to use.