Contents tagged with Grad multiple rocket launcher systems

  • Russia to replace Grad and Smerch MLRS with new generation systems

    Russia has stopped serial production of the Grad and Smerch Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS), as they are to be replaced by a new generation of MLRS, as announced by Vladimir Lepin, CEO of Techmash (part of Rostec), Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports.

    According to him, the Grad system first appeared in 1963. It has been an extremely successful project, which has been improved several times, and today “it would completely satisfy the requirements of the time”.

    “Not only the Grad, but also the …

  • Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine: Russian Grads involved in bombardment of Novoluhanske

    The Russian Armed Forces were involved in the bombardment of the Novoluhanske settlement in the Donetsk province, as stated by Andriy Lysenko, spokesperson for the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, on Facebook.

    According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, the bombardment of Novoluhanske was carried out by the Grad multiple rocket launcher systems that were stationed in Horlivka. At least 40 projectiles were fired on the settlement.

    Lysenko reports that DPR (Donetsk People’s Republic) …