Description: Okay get ready to load up and fire. This is a fun tutorial on how to draw a MK 153 SMAW rocket launcher step by step. Now this is one lean mean piece of military machinery indeed. Everyone is familiar with one of these weapons because we often see them in action movies, animated cartoons, and even comedies. The specs on the MK 153 SMAW rocket launcher are pretty incredible. The primary function of this weapon is basically a portable anti armor launcher. It is 29.9 inches long when carrying and it extends to a full 54 inches when you are ready to fire it off. When walking around with the rocket launcher expect to carry almost 17 extra pounds on your shoulders, and when you are ready to fire, it can weigh up to 30 pounds. The effective range that one of these units can reach is 860 feet for a 1x2 target and 1,640 feet for a tank sized target, pretty impressive huh. These powerful weapons where introduced in 1984 and the average cost of the MK 153 SMAW rocket launcher is around $13,000. They where mainly used for destroying bunkers and other fortifications. They are also used to destroy battle tanks with the HEAA rocket. The SMAW MK153 Mod 0 launcher is based on the Israeli B-300, it has the following; launch tube, spotting riffle, a firing mechanism, and it also comes with mounting brackets. The launching tube is made up of fiberglass and epoxy with a gel coating on the bore. The spotting riffle is of British design and it’s attached to the side of the launching tube. There are currently over 1,300 models in stock and are currently being used by the United States Marine Corp. Since I couldn’t find a good image to sketch from I used the rocket launcher form a game I play called Frontlines. The rocket launcher used in the game looks a lot like the real thing. So there you have it, how to draw a MK 153 SMAW Rocket Launcher. The step by step instructions are really easy to follow and understand. I hope you enjoy this tutorial, and I will see you again next time.
Description: Okay this is a very simple first step to draw. All you will be doing is drawing the guidelines to help position the rocket launcher symmetrically. First draw three lines that go horizontally than draw three lines that are vertically placed near the middle of the other guidelines.
Description: Now what you are going to do is draw out the outlines of the rocket launcher as shown above. This is a very simple way to draw out the rocket launcher. The best way to see all the grooves on the weapon is to enlarge the image to full size and this will make the step a whole lot easier to draw. After you get the outlining drawn out move down to step 3.
Description: In this detail filled step you will be drawing out the detailing that is associated with the Mk 153 Smaw Rocket Launcher. Like you did in step 2 click on the full size image to see all the details on the unit. Starting at the tip sketch in the grooves that give it a circular look. Then move your way down the image and sketch in the detailing as shown above. After you are completely finished with this step and your sketch looks like the one above you can move to step 4.
Description: This is the last detailing step you will have to draw out. Finish off the Mk 153 Smaw Rocket Launcher by sketching in the last details at the tip of the unit and in the middle of the unit. After you are done finishing off the remainder of the details erase the guidelines you drew in step one and proceed to step 5.
Description: This is what your finished sketch should look like when you are completely done. All that you have to do is color in the military weapon that famous green. That concludes this awesome tutorial on how to draw a Mk 153 Smaw Rocket Launcher. I hope you had a butt load of fun sketching out this powerful weapon, I know I did.
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