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Mk 153 Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW)

Country of Origin: USA


The Mk 153 Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW) is a one-person, 83-mm smoothbore, shoulder-fired rocket launcher introduced in the U.S. armed forces in 1984. It is primarily used to take out bunkers and fortifications during assault missions, and to target specific enemy assets. The weapon can engage main battle tanks with a high-explosive anti-tank warhead or destroy various designated targets with a dual-mode warhead. The SMAW was developed from the Israeli...

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