first published on April 20, 2016 by Will
Kurdish insurgents fire an RPG at an inattentive, armored Turkish Kobra truck. The blast sends gas and exterior pieces of the vehicle flying. Common RPG warheads are constructed as a shape charge that are intended to slice through armor such as this. The Kobra truck is without slat armor that is made to deter RPGs. Did the warhead penetrate? What effect would it have on this light-armored infantry mobility vehicle?