The RPG-7 Rocket Launcher is a widely used, portable, shoulder-launched rocket propelled grenade weapon system.
The launcher is based around a simple tube, 40 mm (1.57 inch) in diameter, 95.3 cm (37.4 inches) in length, and weighing 7 kg (15 lbs). The middle of the tube is wood wrapped to protect the user from heat, and the end is flared to assist in blast shielding and recoil reduction.
Weight: 7 kg (15 lbs)
Length: 95.3 cm (37.4 in)
Caliber: 40 mm (1.57 in) barrel
85 mm warhead
Muzzle Velocity: 115 m/s (257.25 mph)
Maximum Range: ~920 m (1000 yd)
Sights: PGO-7 (2.7x) and UP-7V Telescopic sight
Owing to its ruggedness, low cost, and effectiveness, the RPG-7 is the most widely used anti-tank weapon in the world. It is used in over 40 nations and is popular with irregular and guerilla forces. It is relatively easy to use, and can be used accurately at distances of 100 meters with no prior training.