Ukraine evolves thermobaric rockets, grenades

Based on lessons learned from fighting in the Donbass region, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is seeking new thermobaric rockets and has introduced new grenades.

Domestic development of thermobaric rockets had been initiated in 2016, with UkrOboronProm (UOP) announcing in 2018 that the State Research Institute of Chemical Products had begun serial production of the RPV-16, a 93 mm shoulder-fired thermobaric rocket.

Left is the RGO-27C2 and right is the RGO-27C, shown at the Arms and Security 2018 exhibition in Kyiv.

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Based on lessons learned from fighting in the Donbass region, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence (MoD...

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