| RPG-22 "Netto» |
In the stowed position
Grenade disposable RPG-22 "Netto", designed to fight tanks, infantry combat vehicles, self-propelled artillery and other armored enemy objects. In addition, reactive anti-tank grenade can be used to destroy enemy personnel located in shelters, as well as in urban structures.
In 1979, seven years after adopting the RPG-18 "Fly", for field trials was presented reactive anti-tank grenade - RPG-22 "Net." The emergence of a new model was due to the already insufficient time armor piercing RPG-18 grenade launcher and the need to create a disposable single-tube construction.
In a combat situation
The starter system
RPG-22 is a thin-walled tube which is telescopically connected nozzles designed to extend the muzzle of the barrel tube in the firing position. Pipe and nozzles at a dilution of up barrel launcher (PU). PU pipe made of the same glass as the WGS-18, and the nozzles of polyamide PA6-211-DS. The ends of the trigger closed flaps.
Prior to transfer to the firing position of the RPG-22 closed the front and back covers. To translate RPG-22 from the stowed position to the firing must:
- Pull the pin and push the nozzle all the way forward, the front cover folds down fly exempt from the housing and under the action of its spring flips up, taking a vertical position;
- Move back until it stops cravings, while the back cover by the spring forces and elastic loop rotates on an axis and is reset with PU;
- Turn the safety arch up to the end, while is cocked the trigger.
| Caliber, mm || 73 |
| Length stowed |
| 755 |
| length in combat |
| 850 |
| Weight, kg || 2,7 |
< td> Muzzle velocity, m / s
| 133 |
| Range of direct |
| 160 |
| Penetration mm |
(60 ° From normal)
| 200 |
are sighting marks with the numbers "5", "15", "25", corresponding to a firing range of 50, 150 and 250 meters. The stamp "15" are projections rangefinder, distance between which corresponds to the width of the projection of the tank at a distance of 150 meters. For shooting in low visibility conditions (up to 100 m) at gunpoint is a projection, and a safety rack slot. Also on the safety front, which is fixed diopter, bears the "-" and "+" for the introduction of temperature corrections when fired at ambient temperatures from -50 ° C to 0 ° C and 0 ° C to +50 ° C.
antitank rocket grenade RPG-22 is a missile with a cumulative piercing warhead caliber 72.5mm and powder jet engine, fully practiced in the trunk single trigger device. Stabilization grenades on the trajectory carried out by means of folding stabilizers and placed by the axial rotation of the garnet. Flight speed of grenade launching device - about 130 m / s.
charge jet engine, unlike RPG-18 represents the charge, "brush-type" brand powder from 7/1 TP B / A. He is a bundle of tubular powder, pinched with the front end. This design allows you to charge the unit to increase the momentum and reduce the engine is running. Nosecone grenades BB kitted brand "Okfol».
Production shot by pressing the release lever (rear shoulder whispering). When firing the starting device is formed behind the danger zone to a depth of 30 meters with a spread of 90 degrees.
Translation System RPG-22 from the stowed position battle is not provided. In case of non-grenade provides unloading a shot at the enemy side or in a safe direction.
According to the results of range and military trials in 1981 antitank rocket grenade RPG-22 "Netto" was adopted by the Soviet Army, but by this time, more precisely in 1980, was approved by the tactical and technical requirements (TTP) for the development antitank rocket grenade launcher with increased efficiency disposable RPG-26 "Aglen».