Military Periscope Logo

Improved M72 LAW

Country of Origin: USA


The Improved M72 light anti-armor weapon (LAW) system is a lightweight, one-shot, disposable weapon that allows infantry to confront armored vehicles and hard targets at close range with a variety of rockets. This system is an upgrade from the M72A3.

The most recent type of Improved M72 uses an insensitive munition (IM) explosive charge; it received "service release" from the U.S. Navy in 1999.

The Improved LAW consists of a 66-mm rocket, prepackaged at the factory inside the...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC

Contract Number: LCFDL24D0002

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.