It is a worthy and improved the response of the American M270 MLRS, which was last updated 14 years ago.
At Kapustin Yar in the Astrakhan region of the Russian military tested the latest jet system of volley fire “Tornado-C”. Results shared by the head of the press service of the southern military district Vadim Astafyev.
According to experts, MLRS “Tornado-s” were created to defeat enemy manpower and soft-skinned vehicles. Among the indisputable advantages of “Tornado-With” its versatility. As Roman General Julius Caesar MLRS of this modification can be highly variable perform multiple operations simultaneously: to control fire division, to direct packets of the guides fighting vehicles and to increase the accuracy of fire. In addition, the creators have succeeded in reducing the time the system is in combat mode from “walkabout”. This system is a direct and improved successor of the RSZO 9K58 “Smerch”. In the Arsenal of automated control system for guided fire, as already mentioned in reviewing the abilities MLRS, and new unguided missiles with a calibration of 300 mm. The range of these shells is 120 miles away, but tests showed that the range can reach 200 kilometers.
This MRL has aroused the admiration of the Russian experts, and it may instill concern in NATO forces. For comparison, the nearest “Tornado-s” foreign equivalent M270 MLRS has not been updated for 14 years. The last upgrade MLRS from “uncle Sam” was in 2005. However, in favor of her says her military past. This system NATO had time to test in the field in revmya of the Iraq war, the second Lebanon war. However, TTX is noticeable that the American weaker “Tornado-s” at least in the sense that striking the target unguided projectiles caliber 227 mm, and the range is very modest. It reaches a maximum of only 80 kilometers. It remains only to give a friend advice “opponents” of NATO, be strong. The naked eye can see, whose hands have guns, longer.