Why the RPG-7 Endures
The ruggedness, simplicity, low cost, and effectiveness of the RPG-7 has made it the most widely used anti- tank weapon in the world. Currently around 40 countries use the weapon, and it is manufactured in a number of variants by nine countries. It is also popular with irregular and guerrilla forces. The RPG has been used in almost all conflicts across all continents since the mid-1960s from the Vietnam War to the present day War in Afghanistan.