The M72 LAW combines decades of innovation and expertise to deliver a world-leading close-combat weapon. The system is disposal, easy to operate, and extremely lightweight. The M72 LAW offers precision, power, and capability in a single system, and is effective against armor vehicles, concrete walls, and lightly armored personnel carriers. On the battlefield since the Vietnam War, the M72 lightweight assault weapon (LAW) is combat proven. The M72 LAW is a single-use, shoulder-launched weapon that is easy to use and highly portable. The light weight allows soldiers to carry multiple M72s at one time. With several variants of the system, the M72 LAW provides soldiers with the capability to destroy structures and vehicles or penetrate light.