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BM-21 Grad and M142 HIMARS

BM-21 Grad M142 HIMARS
Name: BM-21 Grad M142 HIMARS
Origin: Russia USA
Produced: 1963 2004
Unit cost: - 5.1 million $
Full description: Description, operators Description, operators


Firing range: 20–45 km 2–300 km (1.2–186.4 mi)
Caliber: 122 mm 227 mm
Barrels: 40 6 or 1 MGM-140 ATACMS missile
Engine: V-8 gasoline ZiL-375 180 hp -
Speed: 75 km/h (47 mph) 85 km/h (53 mph)
Weight: 13.71 t 10.9 t
Crew: 3 3

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Length: 7.35 m 7 m
Width: 2.40 m 2.4 m
Height: 3.09 m 3.2 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
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