The National Guard of Ukraine conducts classes in firing from the American grenade launcher PSRL-1. The actions of the Ukrainian National Guard are controlled and corrected by experienced instructors. The fighters master the skills of shooting at various targets.
We occupy the firing line, work on two goals. When they have already fired at the grenade launcher, we run back behind cover. Then “modify” 10 rounds (grenades) on the enemy,
- says the grenade launcher of military unit 3017 Viktor Bondarenko.
In the photographs from the official page of the National Guard of Ukraine, we see how the military are honing the art of firing from American grenade launchers.
The Ukrainian military noted the "ease of operation" of a US-made grenade launcher.
But the National Guard are acting because of the shelter ...
Recall that the supply of hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers PSRL-1 from the United States to Ukraine began in 2018. Then the National Guard received 500 American grenade launchers, after which the State Research Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs developed a special training manual for dealing with the new weapons.
Experts call the PSRL-1 grenade launcher an updated American clone of the Soviet RPG-7. It is manufactured by AirTronic. The aiming range of the grenade launcher is 800 meters, the barrel resource is designed for a thousand shots.
At the same time, the PSRL is compatible with all existing RPG shots, which greatly simplifies its use by the Ukrainian National Guard.