Nearby was a rectangular mess tent surrounded by an earthen berm that had been hit by enemy recoilless rifle
rounds the day after Thanksgiving.
According to Versoza, among the heavy weapons found within Andal Jr's compound were weapons such as two 90mm recoilless rifles
, a 57mm recoilless rifle
, three 60mm mortar tubes, four M60 light machine guns, an Ultimax machine gun, two 81mm mortar tubes and 50 calibre Barret sniper rifle.
The patrol boat's task was to move Army infantry from one hot spot to the next, and the enemy took every opportunity to sink these boats with a dizzying combination of sniper fire, underwater mines, automatic weapons, rocket-propelled grenades and recoilless rifle
His reporting led to multiple combat operations that detained a prolific Tawhid Wa Al Jihad financier; identified and neutralized a Sunni insurgent training camp, and seized six substantial weapon caches containing more that 500,000 small arms rounds, 50 mortar rounds, an 82 mm recoilless rifle
, grenades, and artillery rounds.
Artillery and 106mm recoilless rifle
fire finally stopped their attack.
His company was a "heavy weapons support" company, providing mortar, machine gun, and recoilless rifle
support to three rifle companies.
They also use the M249 SAW (squad automatic weapon) - a powerful hand gun used in close combat, the M16 assault rifle, M203 pump-action, single-shot weapon, Remington 870 shotgun, Heckler and Koch MP-5 automatic and M67 90mm recoilless rifle
Because so many Southern soldiers came from rural backgrounds, for example, they were thought to be born marksmen with virtually any weapon, from a .45-caliber pistol up to the tank-busting 106mm recoilless rifle
. It was an assumption fed by the Army's own boasting of the exploits of Tennessee-born Alvin York in World War I.
The attack with a recoilless rifle
and machine guns killed the captain, wounded many of his crew, and set the ship on fire.
The engineer LAV, E32D, was the first vehicle casualty, hit by a munitions from an RPG or 82mm recoilless rifle
. The HEAT round slammed into the turret ring of the LAV, spraying lethal shards of shrapnel everywhere in the interior.
Elsewhere, British Army sources suggested to Armada that "woeful" 60mm mortar systems could be replaced in the future with the Saab Carl Gustaf anti-tank recoilless rifle
and its associated family of munitions.