Insurgent innovation: Air-to-ground rockets as improvised rocket-propelled grenades

Document: Iraq: Use of Air to Ground Rockets as Improvised RPGs Grows

Source: U.S. Army National Ground Intelligence Center

Publication Date: 14 July 2004
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Notes: Obtained by Small Arms Survey under the US Freedom of Information Act. Posted as received from the responding agency.

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For more information on air-to-ground rockets fired from improvised launchers, see Rogue Rocketeers: Artillery Rockets and Armed Groups, Small Arms Survey Working Paper 19 and Improvised Employment of S-5 Air-to-Surface Rockets in Land Warfare: A brief history and technical appraisal, ARES Research Report No. 1.

Below are higher quality color copies of photos used in the NGIC report (acquired from the US Defense Department via FOIA):

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Insurgent innovation: Air-to-ground rockets as improvised rocket-propelled grenades