Russian military equipment captured in battle in eastern Ukraine on display in Kyiv

By U.S. Embassy in Kyiv
09.04.2014
Re-posted to Voices of Ukraine

The Ukrainian government organized a display of military equipment captured in fighting in eastern Ukraine, much of which was reportedly supplied from Russia. All foreign military attachés accredited to Kyiv were invited to view the equipment.

(Can you name what they are?):

 

Rocket propelled grenade launch tubes RPG-18: "Mukha" (Russian) short-range, disposable light anti-tank rocket launcher. RPG-22: antitank disposable grenade launcher RPG-26: "Aglen" is a disposable anti-tank rocket launcher developed by the Soviet Union. It fires a single-stage rocket with jack-knife fins, which unfold after launch. The rocket carries a 72.5 millimeter diameter high explosive anti-tank single shaped charge warhead capable of penetrating 440 millimeters of armor, one meter of reinforced concrete or one and a half meters of brickwork. It has a maximum effective range of around 250 meters.

Rocket propelled grenade launch tubes
RPG-18: “Mukha” (Russian) short-range, disposable light anti-tank rocket launcher.
RPG-22: antitank disposable grenade launcher
RPG-26: “Aglen” is a disposable anti-tank rocket launcher developed by the Soviet Union. It fires a single-stage rocket with jack-knife fins, which unfold after launch. The rocket carries a 72.5 millimeter diameter high explosive anti-tank single shaped charge warhead capable of penetrating 440 millimeters of armor, one meter of reinforced concrete or one and a half meters of brickwork. It has a maximum effective range of around 250 meters.

9K111 Fagot (Russian: 9K111 «Фагот»; English meaning of the word: "bassoon") is a SACLOS wire-guided anti-tank missile system of the Soviet Union. "9M111" is the GRAU designation of the missile. Its NATO reporting name is AT-4 Spigot.

9K111 Fagot (Russian: 9K111 «Фагот»; English meaning of the word: “bassoon”) is a SACLOS wire-guided anti-tank missile system of the Soviet Union. “9M111” is the GRAU designation of the missile. Its NATO reporting name is AT-4 Spigot.

Source: U.S. Embassy in Kyiv FB

 

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