Discord-logo.jpg Join our Discord!
If you have been locked out of your account you can request a password reset here.

SPG-9 recoilless rifle

From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The SPG-9 Kopye (Spear) is a Soviet-designed 73mm recoilless rifle (more correctly recoilless gun, as it is a smoothbore) that first entered service in 1962. In service with the militaries of many communist and ex-communist states, the SPG-9 is also manufactured in China, Egypt, Iran and Pakistan.

SPG-9 recoilless rifle tripod mount - 73mm
SPG-9 recoilless rifle jeep mount - 73mm


  • Type: Tripod-mounted recoiless rifle
  • Weight: 47.5 kg (104.5 lbs)
  • Length: 2.11 m (83 in)
  • Firing Modes: Manual
  • Sights: Iron sights or 4x powered optical sights

The SPG-9 recoilless rifle and variants can be seen in the following films, television series, video games, and anime used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Note Date
Gangsters of the Ocean (Gangstery v okeane) Pirates Mounted on patrol boats 1991
Canadian Bacon Seen at the Hacker plant 1995
Diplomatic Siege Romanian police Mounted on an Automecanica Moreni PM 7 armoured vehicle 1999
Black Hawk Down Eric Bana SFC Norm "Hoot" Gibson Mounted on Chevrolet C/K pickup 2001
Black Hawk Down Somali militia Mounted on Chevrolet C/K pickup 2001
American Soldiers: A Day in Iraq Iraqi insurgents Mounted on pickup 2005
Casino Royale Uganda rebels SPG-9D 2006


Show Title Actor Character Note / Episode Air Date
Generation Kill Episode 3 2008

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
ArmA II Mounted on tripod and UAZ jeeps 2009
Project Reality Firing HEAT and HE-Frag rounds Mounted on tripod and pickup trucks 2005
Project Reality: Vietnam Firing HEAT and HE-Frag rounds Tripod-mounted 2012
Project Reality: Falklands Firing HEAT and HE-Frag rounds Tripod-mounted 2012
Call to Arms 2018

Do Not Sell My Personal Information