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BM-21 Grad and BM-30 Smerch

BM-21 Grad BM-30 Smerch
Name: BM-21 Grad BM-30 Smerch
Origin: Russia Russia
Produced: 1963 1989
Unit cost: - -
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Firing range: 20–45 km 90 km
Caliber: 122 mm 300 mm
Barrels: 40 12
Engine: V-8 gasoline ZiL-375 180 hp V-12 diesel D12A-525A 525 hp (391 kW)
Speed: 75 km/h (47 mph) 60 km/h (37 mph)
Weight: 13.71 t 43.7 t
Crew: 3 3

Firing range



Length: 7.35 m 12 m
Width: 2.40 m 3.05 m
Height: 3.09 m 3.05 m


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
BM-30 Smerch
BM-30 Smerch
Author: "Kuwait BM-30 Smerch launchers, 2011" by Angelique N. Smythe, U.S. Air Force -; gallery; exact source. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons -,_2011.jpg#/media/File:Kuwait_BM-30_Smerch_launchers,_2011.jpg License