Accession Number:

AD0429155

Title:

DESCRIPTION OF LAW SYSTEM AND CONTROL OF EROSION IN ROCKET MOTOR

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ AMMUNITION DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING DIRECTORATE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

One of the newest limited was weapons in the Army inventory is the 6mm LAW M72. The LAW is a lightweight shoulder-fired rocket which provides the individual infantryman with closein antitank defense and the ability to defeat hard targets. It is a single-shot throwaway weapon. The launcher serves as the protective package for the rocket until the weapon is opened and fired, after which the launcher can be discarded.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE