antitank grenade

antitank grenade

[¦an·tē¦taŋk grə′nād]
(ordnance)
A rifle grenade designed to be used against tanks or other armored vehicles.
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The Security Service of Ukraine said it seized 300 machine guns, an antitank grenade launcher, a large number of grenades, five handguns and petrol bombs.
For direct shooting of antitank or multipurpose grenades, the sight is locked at 90[degrees], the range ring is all the way down and the rifle is sighted with the tip of the grenade lined up with the target and the correct distance chevron, from the top 100, 75 and 50 meters for antitank grenade and bottom chevron is 120 meters for the multipurpose grenade.
A variety of weapons were used in the fighting from the RPG, an antitank grenade launcher, rifles, to spears and arrows.
SHOPKEEPERS fled in fear for their lives after a customer left a live antitank grenade in a charity shop.
The penetrative effect of the hollow (shaped) charge had been known since the 1860's where it was used to effect in demolition and mining work, but the earliest mass-produced of these weapons was the German Panzerfaust antitank grenade launcher (Figure 1) which was first fielded in 1943 and saw service with Wehrmacht and Volkssturm organizations during the later years of World War II.
The American 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion has published a technical manual called Operator's Manual, Launcher 40mm RPG-7 Light Antitank Grenade (Soviet).
These cages can defeat the shaped charge of the RPG-7 antitank grenade launcher, as well as protecting the vehicle from a Molotov cocktail or a bundle of antitank grenades.
A state-owned weapons factory was preparing to melt it down to make antitank grenades, said Mr.
Sok Yoeun, a supporter of Cambodia's opposition Sam Rainsy Party, was charged after firing four B-40 antitank grenades at a convoy carrying the premier in Siem Reap four years ago, according to the Thai court.