Infantry weapons / Rocket launchers / RBR M90 Strsljen

RBR M90 Strsljen

General Facts

  • TYPE
    Rocket launcher

  • ORIGIN
    Yugoslavia

  • NICKNAMES
    RBR-120
    M91 (Serbian service)
    Strsljen, "hornet" (nickname)

  • DESIGNED
    Early 1990's

  • DESIGNER
    Unknown

  • PRODUCTION
    2002 - present

  • PRODUCERS
    Macedonia - Eurokompozit
    Serbia - Sloboda

  • QUANTITY
    Over 1.000

  • UNIT COST
    Unknown

  • CHARACTERISTICS
    Good penetration
    Rather heavy
    No tandem HEAT warhead

Introduction

The RBR-M90 is a disposable rocket launcher of Yugoslav origin, although production mostly took place after the breakup. It was developed as a more capable alternative to the older and smaller RBR-M80. It is nicknamed Strsljen, meaning hornet.

Design

The RBR-M90 follows a conventional design. It is operated by a single person. The one piece launch tube comes preloaded with a rocket with a HEAT warhead and four folding fins. The rigid fiberglass launch tube feature a foldable shoulder rest, carry handle, trigger and mechanical sight. A reusable night sight can be fitted.

Firepower

The HEAT warhead has a penetration of 800mm RHA. The maximum effective range against a stationary vehicle sized target is 250 meters. Free flight range of the rocket is about 2 km.

Users

The RBR-M90 is used by various former Yugoslav successor states. It has also been exported to a limited number of nations.

Variants

RBR-M90

The RBR-M90 is a single shot rocket launcher that is disposed of after use. The rigid tube launcher comes preloaded with a rocket with HEAT warhead. No variants have been developed.

TypeRocket launcher
Crew1
Caliber120 mm
Length1.35 m
Width?
Height?
Weight13.0 kg loaded
5.7 kg launcher, 7.3 kg rocket
SightsMechanical
AmmunitionHEAT warhead, impact fuse
GuidanceNone, free flight
Velocity205 m/s
Range250 m
Penetration800 mm RHA
RemarksDisposable launcher

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