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BM-30 Smerch and BM-21 Grad

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


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

Firing range



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


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
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