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Brunswick Corporation – Rifleman’s Assault Weapons (RAW)

Designed, fabricated and tested by Brunswick for the U.S. Army MIRADCOM to provide the non-dedicated riflemen with a lightweight, portable assault weapon system to defeat enemy positions in an urban and fortified combat environment.

Features:

  • Compatible with M-16A1 rifle
  • Diameter: 5.5 in. (140 mm)
  • Total System Weight Goal: 5.0 lbs
  • Explosive Payload: 3.0 lbs
  • Rocket propelled
  • Effective Range: 200+ meters
  • Maximum Range: 2000+ meters
  • Straight Line of Sight Trajectory
  • Terminal Velocity: 600 ft/s
  • Varied Payload: CS, HE, Flame, Smoke, Marker, Fragmentation, WP
  • Can be fired by any rifleman

Performance:

RAW Launcher attaches to the muzzle of an M-16A1 rifle utilizing existing triggering and sights.  The RAW projectile is initiated through the firing of a standard 5.56 mm ball round of ammunition.  RAW does not interfere or prevent the firing of the rifle’s standard ammunition at any time.  Raw produces a 14″ hole through 8 inches of double reinforced concrete and defeats light armor.  Since RAW travels line of sight, It can be fired from below a canopy or in sewers and storm drains.  RAW produces minimal back blast pressure and noise and can be fired from within enclosed areas.

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This is what it would look like:

Complete with inert bejeweled hand grenades, and rocket launchers.


Larger pictures at the artist Antonio Riello’s website – HERE

Thanks for leaving the Glock alone Antonio :P

Hat Tip: hellinahandbasket

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YouTube user jairust makes an AT4 style launcher for model rockets.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eTrRjW-j0eM[/youtube]

He then goes one step further and rigs up his 2006 Honda CBR motorcycle to fire rockets :)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLKL7EwTOZo[/youtube]

One of the rockets looks like it flies across the road into oncoming traffic… OOPS!

Reminds me of this picture from a previous post.

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