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Astros II MLRS and BM-21 Grad

Astros II MLRS BM-21 Grad
Name: Astros II MLRS BM-21 Grad
Origin: Brazil Russia
Produced: 1983 1963
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Firing range: 9 - 150 km 20–45 km
Caliber: 127 - 450 mm 122 mm
Barrels: 32 (SS-30), 16 (SS-40), 4 (SS-60-80-150) 40
Engine: Mercedes OM422 8-cylinder diesel 280 hp V-8 gasoline ZiL-375 180 hp
Speed: 90 Km/h (56 mph) 75 km/h (47 mph)
Weight: 10 t 13.71 t
Crew: 3 3

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Length: 7 m 7.35 m
Width: 2.9 m 2.40 m
Height: 2.6 m 3.09 m


Astros II MLRS
Astros II MLRS
Author: By DoD photo by: TECH. SGT. H. H. DEFFNER -; VIRIN: DF-ST-92-07431, Public Domain, License
BM-21 Grad
BM-21 Grad
Author: "Russian BM-21 Grad in Saint Petersburg" by Robert Wray - Russian Victory Day Preperations (cropped)This image, which was originally posted to Picasa Web Albums, was reviewed on 9 May 2011 by the administrator or reviewer Tm, who confirmed that it was available on Picasa Web Albums under the above license on that date.. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons - License