Pakistan – 106mm RCL

Last updated on February 17th, 2019 at 09:48 pm

The 106mm RCL (recoilless anti-tank gun)  is a Pakistani version of the American M40A1 RCL. 

In addition to an M40A1 barrel, it has an M86 spotted rifle and an M79 mount. An M92F elbow telescope is mounted on an M90 telescope mount.

The 106mm RCL also has an M42 instrument light.

Usually, the 106mm RCL is towed behind a light vehicle on a two wheeled carriage, but it can also be mounted on a light wheeled vehicle.

106mm RCL Source: PakDef Military ConsortiumThe weapon weighs 253.5 pounds (115kg), while the M79 mount weighs 180.8 pounds (82 kg).

The 106mm RCL fires a 4.17 inch (106mm) HEAT round with a muzzle velocity of 1,663 ft/s (507m/s) up to a range of 2187 yards (2000m) in direct fire.  Its indirect fire range is 8399 yards (7680m).

A crew of four is required to operate the 106mm RCL.