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Not sure WHAT he has- except there is no backblast when firing- characteristic of any recoilless weapon. It is definitely not a 90mm, or the Soviet 57mm. It looks a LITTLE like a Carl Gustav, which US uses in limited amounts as the M3 MAAWS.
In a former (and younger) life, I have been an 11 Hotel platoon leader- it is most definitely NOT the M40 106 Recoilless (which is vehicle mounted, and weighs, IIRC, 430 lbs) . Nor is it the 3.5 Rocket Launcher, which is miscalled a Bazooka (that was actually the earlier rocket launcher, less than 3" diameter)
Ever heard the story about the mule and the cannon?
Many many years ago there was an experiment to see if a small mountain howitzer could be fired off the back of a mule. The barrel was fixed to the pack harness, the gun loaded and a fuze lit. Now keep in mind the onlookers were gathered at the opposite end of the mule which, for safety's sake was positioned at the edge of a cliff. Now mules are rather curious animals, and when the fuze was burning, the mule started turning around to see what it was, causing panic among the spectators. When the gun fired, the recoil sent the mule over the edge!
fyi....you can own a m-72 law tube as it was intended to use and throw away..but anything like a bazokka or rpg is a no no..it was designed to be reloaded over and over....not that a m72 law could not be lol...the thing is "intent of design" the key