The MRO is a Russian self-contained, disposable single shot 72.5 mm rocket launcher.

MRO-A
Tactical exercises of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Protection Troops units at Shikhani training ground (410-38).jpg
MRO-D, smoke warhead variant
TypeDisposable Rocket-propelled grenade launcher
Place of originRussia
Service history
In service2003
Used byRussia
WarsSecond Chechen War
Donbass War[1][2]
Production history
DesignerState Research and Production Enterprise, Bazalt
DesignedLate 1990s
ManufacturerState Research and Production Enterprise, Bazalt
Produced2003
VariantsMRO-A (Thermobaric warhead), MRO-D (WP Smoke warhead), MRO-Z (Incendiary warhead)
Specifications
Mass4.7 kg
Length900 mm

Shell weight2.9 kg (thermobaric warheads)
Caliber72.5 mm
Effective firing range90 m
Maximum firing range450 m
Sightsiron, MPO-A sighting devices are similar to those for flamethrower RPO-A

Technical specificationEdit

MRO series[2]
  • Calibre: 72.5 mm
  • Length: 900 mm
  • Weight: 4.7 kg
  • Effective Range: 90 m
  • Maximum Range: 450 m
  • Variants: MRO-A (Thermobaric warhead), MRO-D (WP Smoke warhead), MRO-Z (Incendiary warhead)

UsersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Smallwood, Michael (1 June 2014). "Russian MRO-A Rocket Launchers in Ukraine". armamentresearch.com.
  2. ^ a b SMALL ROCKET FLAMETHROWER MRO-A "Borodach" (MRO-Z, MRO-D)
  3. ^ Ferguson, Jonathan; Jenzen-Jones, N.R. (2014). "Raising Red Flags: An Examination of Arms & Munitions in the Ongoing Conflict in Ukraine. (Research Report No. 3)" (PDF). ARES. Retrieved 4 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)