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FHJ84
FHJ-84
Country of origin

China

Manufacturer(s)

Norinco

Production began

1984

Weapon type

Thermobaric rocket launcher

Caliber

62mm

Overall length

47.2 inches (120 centimetres)

Barrel length

47.2 inches (120 centimetres)

Weight empty

17.6 pounds (8.0 kilograms)

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

2 rounds

The FHJ-84 (发射器,化学,箭 1984, Fāshè qì, Huàxué, Jiàn 1984, literally means Launcher, Chemical, Projectile, 1984) is a Chinese incendiary rocket launcher.

HistoryEdit

The rocket launcher was developed from the Type 70 rocket launcher first used in 1974. The FHJ-84 was first used in 1984, and is now used by Chinese Special Forces in the People's Liberation Army.

Design DetailsEdit

The rocket launcher is a dual-tubed rocket launcher with a carrying handle. Rockets are loaded from the rear.

AmmunitionEdit

The weapon fires 62mm incendiary rockets used by the Type 70.

VariantsEdit

FHJ-01

Improved variant chambering a new incendiary projectile and an improved daytime sighting device.

FHJ-02

Seven-tube remote-controlled multiple launch rocket system.

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