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RPG Definition

Rocket Propelled Grenade : Soviet made hand held anti-tank weapon fired from the shoulder and fires an unguided rocket equipped with an explosive warhead out of a tube (Wikipedia) - RPG

RPG may refer to:

  • 1 In armed forces and military
  • 2 In media and entertainment
  • 3 In medicine and science
  • 4 In organizations
  • 5 In sports
  • 6 In technology and computing
  • 7 See also
In armed forces and military
  • Rocket-propelled grenade, a shoulder-launched anti-tank weapon
  • Regulation Prescription Glasses, another name for GI glasses
  • Russian-language acronym for:
    • Ruchnoi Protivotankovyi Granatomyot, hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher:
      • RPG-2
      • RPG-7
      • RPG-16
      • RPG-18
      • RPG-22
      • RPG-26
      • RPG-27
      • RPG-28
      • RPG-29
      • RPG-30
      • RPG-32
    • Ruchnaya Protivotankovya Granata, hand-held anti-tank grenade:
      • RPG-6
      • RPG-40
      • RPG-43
In media and entertainment
  • Role-playing game, in which players act out the roles of characters in a narrative game
  • Role-playing video game, a type of computer or video game
  • RPG (film), a 2013 Portuguese science-fiction film
In medicine and science
  • Retrograde pyelogram, a medical imaging procedure to visualize the urinary tract
  • Ribosomal protein gene, see Ribosome
  • Random plasma glucose, see Random glucose test
In organizations
  • RPG Group, Indian business group
  • RPG Life Sciences, Indian pharmaceutical company
  • Rally of the Guinean People (Rassemblement du Peuple Guinéen), Guinean political party
In sports
  • Rebounds per game, see Rebound (basketball)
In technology and computing
  • IBM RPG, a computer programming language, frequently used for business applications on IBM''s System i servers, but available on other systems

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