Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Romanian APR-40 122mm MLRS on Volvo truck spotted in Iraq

Romanian  APR-40 122mm Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) based on Volvo truck spotted in Iraq.

The APR-40 initially this designator was used for the original BM-21 “Grad” in Romanian service, but Aerostar SA has developed an improved model.

APR-40 MLRS can fire both single shots and gulp. Full salvo time is 30 seconds. Managing fire occurs as from the cockpit of the car and remotely from a remote console via cable from a distance of 50 meters. The maximum firing range of up to 20.5 km.



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