State Factories - Soviet Union
Afghanistan; Russia; Soviet Union; Ukraine
Qualities of this weapon have shown its value to Special Forces elements requiring a versatile, reliable solution for the rigors of special assignments.
Special purpose weapon for a specially defined battlefield role.
Design is highly variable / low-cost based on battlefield requirement and available materials; general use is in urban settings against an organized foe for high casualty count.
Compact nature allows for relatively easy concealment.
Despite its size / weight, the product can be transported by foot infantry.
Ease-of-use coupled with relative simplicity of combined components makes this entry a cost-effective solution for unconventional elements / fighting forces.
Detonation of this entry is reliant on impact at target / target area; typical quality seen in direct-fire weapons (rocket / missile launchers).
Entry has an inherent psychological effect on participants of the battlefield due to potential damage / casualties.
Impact (Body Deformation) or Fuse Detonation.
Design relies on timed / fuse detonation.
Design relies on impact on target for detonation.
May not represent an exhuastive list; Calibers may be model-specific dependent; Always consult official manufacturer sources.
Single-Use, Expendable Body.
Material presented above is for historical and entertainment value and should not be construed as usable for hardware restoration, maintenance, or general operation - always consult official manufacturer sources for such information.