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80-mm VAP MRL

Country of Origin: Egypt


The Egyptian VAP 80-mm MRL system was mounted on an Egyptian-built jeep and provided fire support for light infantry units. The 12-round launcher unit was mounted at the rear of the vehicle; elevation and traverse were manual. Before firing, two stabilizers were lowered to support the vehicle.

The 80-mm rockets were fin-stabilized and had four pop-out fins at the rear. The VAP fired high-explosive (HE) and illumination (ILLUM) projectiles. The contact fuze was activated after...

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