Reactive system “Uragan-1M” passed state tests
Prospective bikalibernaya MLRS “Uragan-1M” passed state tests and will soon be adopted by the Russian Army, deputy general director of concern “Tehmash” (included in Rostec) Vladimir Tikhonov. This writes the Russian newspaper.
“MLRS” Uragan-1M “is in the process of adopting. State tests are successfully completed. The main essence of modernization - is the use of interchangeable packets, that is, the system will bikalibernoy be able to use larger caliber and ammunition ”, - said Tikhonov.
The newspaper reminds that the state tests of the new “Hurricane” began in 2012. “Bikalebrnost allows the machine to carry out the shooting rockets of 220 mm from the MLRS” Hurricane “and 300mm from the MLRS” Smerch “. Unlike the previous generation of MLRS in the "Uragan-1M” All processes are automated, and the loading is carried out by replacing the entire package with the guide “- explains the” RG “.
The author notes that the 300-mm shells from the "Smerch” different from the 220-millimeter presence of intelligence, “the 800-pound rocket length of 7.6 meters the ability to adjust its flight and time of detonation of the warhead. For the first time in a missile homing submunitions used with infrared coordinators. Each of such blocks 70 can penetrate armor-mm ”.