| AT-4 |
On the night sight on a special quick-release bracket
Grenade AT-4 is designed to combat enemy armored targets, destruction of shelters and strong points of enemy defenses.
Tank disposable AT4 rocket launcher is a joint development of the Swedish company SAAB Bofors Dynamics and American corporations ATK.
AT4 American development is disposable rocket launcher M72 LAW, but it is based on principles and, in part, ammunition, used in Sweden for recoilless grenade launcher Carl Gustaf.
Grenade AT4 was adopted in the U.S. under the designation M136 LAW, Sweden and even some countries. In addition, the continued development of advanced options AT4.
Grenades for AT4
Grenade consists of the launch tube and pistol grip with a trigger. In the stowed position launcher tube closed with rubber (plastic) lids.
trigger mechanical, involves the need for manual cocking before firing, with the possibility of removal from combat platoon or posing on a manual safety cocked.
| Caliber, mm || 84 |
| Weight || 6.7 |
| Length mm || 1020 |
| length grenades mm || 460 |
| grenades Weight, kg || 1.8 |
| Effective range, m || 300 |
| Maximum firing range || 2100 |
sight mechanical, frame type. Sights folding stowed close sliding lids and include a diopter rear sight and front sight. The sight is mounted at a distance of 200 meters. In the U.S., developed special brackets to quickly install the housing AT4 optical or night sights.
Grenade AT4 is a disposable recoilless type starter with unthreaded barrel.
equips trunks in the factory, after firing an empty barrel ejected.
main type of equipment is 84 mm Internal cylindrical antitank grenade cumulative, in the rear which is foldable stabilizer and tracer.
In the trunk behind the grenade is expelling the powder charge, the front and rear sides of the trunk closed with plastic caps, bouncer at the moment of firing.
When shooting from behind the normal variation AT4 arrow image of the danger zone deeper than 20 meters. For firing the indoor version is designed AT4-CS, in which behind lifting charge in the barrel located protivomassa - a small amount of antifreeze fluid in a non-combustible container ruptured. At the time of the shot AT4-CS liquid part is ejected from the barrel back in the form of spray, partly evaporate, significantly reducing exhaust propellant gases.
When firing from the room
used for shooting caliber armor-piercing grenades and cumulative effects. Used for firing a grenade with aluminum The bar instead warhead.
In addition to the basic variant
equipment with a cumulative HEAT antitank grenade was developed and launched production options with AT4 warhead type HEDP - HE-armor-piercing action.
84 mm warhead for AT4 are analogues of BCH for 84 mm grenade launcher Carl Gustaf.