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Panzerschreck
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The improved Raketenpanzerbüchse 54 with blast shield.
Type Anti-tank rocket launcher
Place of origin  Nazi Germany
Service history
In service 1943–1945
Used by  Nazi Germany
 Finland
 Hungary
Production history
Number built 289,151
Variants RPzB 43, RPzB 54, RPzB 54/1
Specifications
Weight 11 kg empty (RPzB 54)
Length 164 cm

Caliber 88 mm
Muzzle velocity 110m/s (360 ft/s)
Effective range 150 m (RPzB 54)

A Panzerschreck (also known as a Raketenpanzerbüchse, abbreviated to RPzB) is an infantry weapon made by Nazi Germany. They fired an 88 mm calibre anti-tank rocket. Unlike the Panzerfaust, they were reusuable.

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