Vermont Military Museum - Small Arms / 08RPGAK47LAAW
Bill Maloney
12/5/2009

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08RPGAK47LAAW

08 RPG AK-47 LAAW

RPG-7V Rocket Propelled Grenade Launcher

Caliber: 80mm grenade, 40mm launcher tube
Action: 2 stage rocket. First stage propels the round out of the launcher tube, second stage ignites 36 feet later
Crew: 1
Range: 320 yards moving targets, 550 yards stationary targets
Muzzle Velocity: 300 fps
Weight of Round: 5 lbs 10 oz shaped charge
Armor Penetration: 12 inches armor plate
Overall Length: 37 inches without warhead
Weight: 16 lbs
Year Built: 1967
Cost:
$

Soviet RPG-7V Rocket Propelled Grenade Launchers and copies at other Military Museums in the northeast
RPG-7V Rocket Propelled Grenade Launcher RPG-7V Rocket Propelled Grenade Launcher RPG-7V Rocket Propelled Grenade Launcher
Another RPG-7 Rocket Propelled Grenade Lancher at the Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, DE An Iraqi Copy of the RPG-7V, the Al Sasira RPG Launcher at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY A Romanian built RPG-7V at the West Point Museum in West Point, NY

Chinese AK-47 Assault Rifle

Caliber: 7.62mm x 39mm
Action: Selective Fire Semi Automatic, gas operated rotating bolt
Muzzle Velocity: 2,300 fps
Range: 800 yards
Weight of Round - oz
Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds
Barrel Length: 16 inches
Overall Length: 34 inches
Weight: 9.5 lbs
Year Built: 1956
Cost:
$

Soviet designed AK-47 Assault Rifle and Chinese, Polish, and Romanian copies at other Military Museums in the northeast
Chinese AK-47 AK-47 Assault Rifle PMK Assault Rifle AKM Assault Rifle
A Chinese Made AK-47 at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY An AK-47 Assault Rifle at the Vermont Military Museum in Essex Junction, VT A Polish built PMK Assault Rifle at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY A Romanian Built AKM Assault Rifle at the Patton Museum in Fort Knox, KY
AK-47 with Pistol Grip Two AK-47 AK-47 Romanian AK-47 Assault Rifle
An AK-47 with a forearm pistol grip at the Air Mobility Command Museum in Dover, DE AK-47s at the USS Salem Museum in Quincy, MA Another AK-47 at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ A Romanian made AKM Assault Rifle at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY

M72 LAW Light Anti-Tank Weapon

Caliber: 66mm
Action: Percussion ignited solid rocket fuel propellant
Crew: 1
Range: 540 feet moving target, 660 feet stationary target
Muzzle Velocity: 475 fps
Weight of Round: 2 lbs 4 oz shaped charge
Armor Penetration: 12 inches armor plate
Overall Length: 35 inches extended, 24 inches folded
Weight: 5 lbs 8 oz
Year Built: 1964
Cost:
$

More M72 Light Anti Tank Weapons at other Military Museums in the northeast
M72 LAW Light Anti Tank Weapon M72 LAW Light Anti Tank Weapon
An M72 Light Anti Tank Weapon at the Militia Museum of New Jersey in Sea Girt, NJ An M72 Light Anti Tank Weapon at the West Point Military Museum in West Point, NY