|Place of origin||Soviet Union|
|Wars||Second World War|
|Weight||50.0 lb (22.7 kg)|
|Effective firing range||25 m|
|Maximum firing range||30 m|
9 litre fuel tank|
1 nitrogen tank (propellant)
The ROKS-2 and ROKS-3 were man-portable flamethrowers used by the USSR in the Second World War. The ROKS-2 was designed not to draw attention so the fuel tank was designed to be easy to conceal within a knapsack, and the fuel pipe designed to resemble a rifle. ROKS-3 was a simplified design and had a regular cylindrical fuel tank. The Finnish designation for captured ROKS-2 units was liekinheitin M/41-r.
Roks-2 were used, amongst other engagements, during the close-range fighting during the first days of the battle of Kursk in 1943.
- World War II - Willmott, H.P., Dorling Kindersley, 2004, Page 189, ISBN 1-4053-0477-4
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