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CHINESE (P.R.) ROCKET, 87-MM, HEAT, TYPE 241

Type:
Rocket

Country of Origin:
China

Countries Found In (Suspected):
None found
Descriptions
Description:
These are electrically initiated rockets incorporating high-explosive antitank (HEAT) warheads. The Type 135 is spin stabilized and the Type 241 is fin stabilized. The rockets are fired from shoulder-held rocket launchers against armored targets.

Method of Operation:
No data

Markings:
Both rockets are painted either olive drab with yellow stenciled markings, or black with white stenciled markings. Markings include nomenclature, filler, and year and month of manufacture.
Specifications
Width/Diameter (mm):
87

Height/Length (mm):
338

Weight (g):
3800

Explosive Weight (g):
671

Component Materials:
The rockets are steel, with the Type 135 having an iron ogive.

Case Materials:
steel

Explosive:
TNT

Hazard:
Explosive (HE)
Frag
Jet (HEAT or Shaped Charge)
Movement
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Associated Evidence