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handheld anti-tank grenade launcher
A (RPG) is a hand-held, shoulder-launched anti-tank weapon capable of firing an unguided rocket equipped with an explosive warhead. Most modern main battle tanks (MBTs) are largely immune to unguided anti-tank weapons due to advances in armor design requiring more precise aiming to hit weak spots. RPGs, however, are still used very effectively against light-skinned vehicles such as armored personnel carriers (APCs) or unarmored wheeled vehicles, as well as against buildings and bunkers. They can still be a threat to an MBT under certain tactical conditions (see below). RPG is the Russian acronym of Ruchnoy Protivotankovy Granatomyot and is translated into English as handheld antitank grenade-launcher. The commonly used term rocket-propelled grenade is a mistranslation, backformed from the acronym RPG and does not follow correct naming conventions used by English speaking militaries to describe these weapons. (from Wikipedia)
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Parents anti-armor weapon A weapon designed to damage the armor of military vehicles or bunkers
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