30 Nov '13, 5pm

Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #20: RPG-29 Anti-Armor Munitions

Mexican Cartel Tactical Note #20: RPG-29 Anti-Armor Munitions

The RPG-29 launcher and PG-29VR round combination is in service in a number of countries. There are indications that Mexico may also be fielding the weapon on a limited basis. This weaponry has been used by Hezbollah forces against Israeli armor in Lebanon in 2006. The reader will also note that the round in the frame extracted from the video has a blue band midway along its length. This marking is common and should not be confused with content color-code markings on standard munitions. Light blue color-codes are often used by the U.S. and several other countries to identify inert or drill rounds, however, the RFAS is not among them. They have historically used orange (and occasionally silver with markings) over the majority of the WH or WH and rocket body. They also use all yellow on “inert” mock-ups (such as MANPADS) and a particular shade of gray on certain training lau...

Full article: http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/mexican-cartel-tacti...

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