RPG-7 Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher

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If you travel deeply into the developing world, you will undoubtedly encounter an RPG or two.  They are amazing weapons.  I bribed a former soldier to let me fire one on a bombing range in Cambodia.  It’s still one of my fondest travel memories.


The truly prepared traveler will learn how this anti-tank rocket works.  Read the article below for more details.


RPG-7 Anti-Tank Rocket Launcher



The Ubiquitous RPG-7

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If you spend any time in third world conflict zones, you will likely see people carrying (and maybe using) the RPG-7.


I actually got the chance to shoot one of these in Cambodia.  Read my article titled Adventures with RPGs and Hand Grenades for more details of that unique experience.


If you are traveling in areas where these things are prevalent, you should probably know how they work.  Ian from Forgotten Weapons provides you with the basic information in the video below.


RPG-7: How it Works and a Demo Shot