Friday, December 2, 2022

Iranian HM20 MLRS used in Syria

Iranian HM20 Hadid 122 mm Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)  mounted on a Mercedes-Benz NG 2626 platform used in Syria.

Video appearing on «Russia Today» TV channel claiming to depict Iranian-built  Hadid HM-20 122 mm MLRS in use with Syrian forces near Aleppo.

The HM-20  is the Iranian version of the BM-21, mounted on a Mercedes-Benz 2624 6×6 truck. The launch pack however consists of 2 packs of 20 tubes.


Reportedly there is also a version with an automatic reload-system, latest version is mounted on 6×6 MAN and older  version   is mounted on Mercedes-Benz NG 2626 trucks.

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