PF-89

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Type 89 Individual Anti-tank Rcoket
TeepAnti-tank, anti-bunker
Place o oreeginCheenae
Service history
In service1993–present
Uised biSee Uisers
Production history
DesignerChina North Industries Group Corporation
Designed1980s
ManufacturerNorinco
Produced1989
Specifications
WechtTotal: 3.7 kg (8.2 lb)
Lenth900 mm (2 ft 11 in)
Crew1 (single-use, disposable)

Cartridge80×900 mm rocket-assist grenade
Cartridge weight1.84 kg (4.1 lb)
Calibre80 mm (3.1 in)
ActionSingle-shot
Rate o fire5-7 rounds per minute
Muzzle velocity147 m/s (480 ft/s)
Effective firin range100 m (330 ft) to 250 m (820 ft)
Maximum firin range400 m (1,300 ft)
Sichtsoptical 1x (day sight)

The PF-89 or Type 89 is a portable, disposable, unguided, shoulder-launched, anti-tank rocket-propelled rocket launcher. Developed bi Norinco for Fowk's Liberation Airmy an Airmed Forces o the Islamic Republic o Iran, PF-89 wis designed tae replace the obsolete Type 69 RPG, providin a man-portable, single-uise assault wappen seestem that coud uised primarily bi infantry squads in order tae engage an defeat licht airmour an bunkers. The design permits accurate delivery o an rocket-propelled 80mm High Explosive Anti-Tank warhead, wi negligible recoil. PF-89 entered mass production in 1993, an generally replaced Type 69 RPG in PLA throughout 1990s. Syne 2010, the seestem is bein replaced bi mair advanced Type 08 recoilless gun.[1]

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