40 MM HEAT P1 MK1 (RPG-7P)

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This is an anti armour grenade used against tanks, self propelled guns and fortifications. It is fired from the 40 mm recoilless rocket launcher, type 1969-1 or equivalent by loading through the muzzle end.

TECHNICAL DATA(40MM HEAT P1 MK1 (RPG-7))

Length of rocket

925 mm

Weight of rocket

2.2 kg

Calibre of warhead

85 mm

Calibre of tail unit

40 mm

Performance

Maximum range

500 metres

Effective range

330 metres

Maximum velocity

300 metres/sec.

Accuracy:

Horizontal PE

0.75 metre

Vertical PE

0.75 metre

Penetration

0.23 to 0.30 meter thick armour plate

Packing

Each rocket is placed in a polythene sleeve/plastic container and 6 rockets packed in a wooden box:

Size of box

81 x 25.4 x 46.7 cm

Weight of box

35 kg

Colour & marking

Service brown with yellow/white stenciling