TITLE

Buster Rocket: Get It Off Your Shoulder!

AUTHOR(S)
Valponi, Paolo
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Armada International;Jun/Jul2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features shoulder-launched rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) which have been expanded to breach walls and engage troops behind obstacles at long range instead of the infantryman enemy on the battlefield. It notes that the key element for operational success of new-generation systems is the fire control system, such as the Effector 90 to be named Dynahawk from Carl Zeiss Optronics. It describes the RPG offered by suppliers such as Panzerfaust 3 from Dynamit Nobel Defence, the Smaw II by Nammo and Raytheon and the AT4CS AST from Saab.
ACCESSION #
61252929

 

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