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Origin: Russia
Corporations: KBP
Parent System: Shmel
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Description: The Shmel is an individual, man-portable, shoulder-launched rocket weapon system intended for dismounted infantryman. The close-range weapon system has been designed to provide a cost-effective assault weapon that can be used with ease. The Shmel can fire three types of 93mm rocket-assisted munitions: RPO-A, RPO-D and RPO-Z. RPO-A is a Fuel Air Explosive (FAE) round used to destroy covered fire units in urban, field and mountain environment as well as fortifications, trucks and lightly armored vehicles. RPO-D is a smoke round meant to create a visual screen to blind enemy forces and intolerable conditions for enemy forces inside shelters. RPO-Z is an incendiary round capable of making fire on the ground, buildings, fortifications and fuel storage depots.

Shmel Applications

Cannons & Gear MRK-27 BT

Shmel Specifications

Caliber: 93 millimeter
Length: 920 millimeter (36.2 inch)
Weapon Max Range: 1,000 meter
Weapon Min Range: 25 meter
System Weight: 12 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Shmel News

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on 6 May 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016Russian National Guard Places Order for 120 Shmel Flamethrowers

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