Country of Origin: Israel
Other: 3 1/2in. x 4ft 7in., 10lb. (8.9 x 139.7cm, 4.5kg)
Other (Diameter across breech): 15.56cm (6 1/8in.)
Other (Width with handle): 25.4cm (10in.)
Overall, probably aluminum alloy; screws and small parts, steel; strap, fabric; eyepiece for sight, glass; pistol handle and sight adjustment knob, plastic.
This is an Israeli 82 mm caliber anti-tank rocket launcher, patterned after the famous U.S. Bazooka launcher of World War II fame. It was operational in the 1970s and 1980s.
The U.S. Army Ordnance Museum transferred the object to the National Air and Space Museum in 1989.
Transferred from U.S. Army Ordnance Museum