Hand Held Illuminous Rocket

BevisRory

Old-Salt
Apologies if this is the wrong forum...

But does anyone know the name? I believe it's something like shamuli...

Thanks.
 

Biped

LE
Book Reviewer
Indeed - schermuly. 1,000ft handheld illuminating rocket flare wot comes down on a parachute.

Great over battlefields, but deadly at a football match.
 

FrankIG

War Hero
Used to be Flare, Hand, Illuminating I think. Just happens to be made by Schermuly
 
BevisRory said:
Apologies if this is the wrong forum...

But does anyone know the name? I believe it's something like shamuli...

Thanks.
Item Rocket Para Illum

ADAC 1270202
 
johnboyzzz said:
And they bounce of trees brilliantly :)
if you hold it over your shoulder and fire it like an M72 law, it bounces off APCs brilliantly as well.

aledgedly.
 
Geordie_Blerk said:
BevisRory said:
Apologies if this is the wrong forum...

But does anyone know the name? I believe it's something like shamuli...

Thanks.
Item Rocket Para Illum

ADAC 1270202
I'll give you pedantic :twisted:

Rocket Hand Fired Illuminating Parachute L5A4

ADAC: 12701-11
NSN: 1340-99-966-2984
 

Biped

LE
Book Reviewer
sandmanfez said:
Biped said:
Great over battlefields, but deadly at a football match.
Or, if you're just a bit of a knob.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTU2o3LGumI
hehe - forgot about that one. That was only a pistol flare. What's the betting he'd be rubbing a bruised head after getting smashed in the swede with a Schermuly? Doubt it, he'd probably be in a coma or dead.
 
rickshaw-major said:
Geordie_Blerk said:
BevisRory said:
Apologies if this is the wrong forum...

But does anyone know the name? I believe it's something like shamuli...

Thanks.
Item Rocket Para Illum

ADAC 1270202
I'll give you pedantic :twisted:

Rocket Hand Fired Illuminating Parachute L5A4

ADAC: 12701-11
NSN: 1340-99-966-2984

I wasn't being pedantic but I know a bloke who wasted his time and effort to be pedantic.
 

Boxy

GCM
DrStealth said:
johnboyzzz said:
And they bounce of trees brilliantly :)
if you hold it over your shoulder and fire it like an M72 law, it bounces off APCs brilliantly as well.

aledgedly.
Breaks the searchlight of a Chieftain when it hits the armoured door as well!!
 
Geordie_Blerk said:
rickshaw-major said:
Geordie_Blerk said:
BevisRory said:
Apologies if this is the wrong forum...

But does anyone know the name? I believe it's something like shamuli...

Thanks.
Item Rocket Para Illum

ADAC 1270202
I'll give you pedantic :twisted:

Rocket Hand Fired Illuminating Parachute L5A4

ADAC: 12701-11
NSN: 1340-99-966-2984

I wasn't being pedantic but I know a bloke who wasted his time and effort to be pedantic.
Who? :D
 
Biped said:
hehe - forgot about that one. That was only a pistol flare. What's the betting he'd be rubbing a bruised head after getting smashed in the swede with a Schermuly? Doubt it, he'd probably be in a coma or dead.
Bloke in my bn was killed by a schermuly in about 89.

RIP
 
Excellent when used in the anti-LandRover role as well.
 
Remove the parachute and it makes a fine incendiary device!
 
C

cloudbuster

Guest
If you're really clever you can launch it so that the chute pops just as the flare lights up your opponents trench, then cunningly lands and destroys both their night-vision and webbing.

Or so I've been told...........
 
7and2suited said:
Biped said:
hehe - forgot about that one. That was only a pistol flare. What's the betting he'd be rubbing a bruised head after getting smashed in the swede with a Schermuly? Doubt it, he'd probably be in a coma or dead.
Bloke in my bn was killed by a schermuly in about 89.

RIP
Wainright, Canada by any chance? Schermuly to the face?
 
Take out the flare and put in a thunderflash.

Light it and then set off the rocket bit . The "Enemy" who a. stand still or b. If hear the WHOOSH go to ground.

Really get quite a fright as said thundee goes off and not a bright white light they were expecting....

Or so I was told.
 

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