Philippines to Buy RPG-7B Grenade Launcher from Russia

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  • 02:22 PM, October 24, 2017
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Philippines to Buy RPG-7B Grenade Launcher from Russia
RPG-7B grenade launcher

Moscow and Manila have signed a contract for the delivery of the Russian-made RPG-7B grenade launchers and ammunition to the Philippines.

The contract was signed by Russia’s Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheyev and Philippine Defense Minister Delfin Lorenzana in the presence of Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, TASS reported.

The signing ceremony took place in the Philippines city of Clark, where the fourth meeting of defense ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and dialogue partners is being held.

The number of weapons systems and the value of the contract were not disclosed at the time of signing.

The RPG-7 is a reloadable, shoulder-fired, muzzle-loaded, recoilless antitank and antipersonnel rocket propelled grenade launcher that launches fin-stabilized, oversized rocket - assisted HEAT grenade.

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