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9A53-S Tornado Russian 300mm Multiple Launch Rocket System

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"Russia (RUS)"
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"Tier3"
notes"The Southern army District rocket unit stationed in the Astrakhan vicinity in south Russia has been completely rearmed with superior 9A53-S tornado-S multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). The heavy release rocket structures unit with 1,000 servicemen and over one hundred gadgets of navy hardware, along with combating and transporter-loader automobiles of the twister-S multiple release rocket structures were fashioned in overdue 2018. at the end of the 2019 training session, one of the large unit’s formations became granted the surprise pressure title. The 9A53-S tornado is the maximum powerful and customary lengthy-variety multiple rocket launcher within the international. This model is aimed at replacing the preceding technology of Russian a couple of rocket launchers, along with BM-21 Grad, BM-27 Uragan and BM-30 Smerch. The 9A53-S machine is primarily based at the chassis of the MZKT-79306 eight×eight military truck, which gives proper tactical mobility. it is equipped with a 300mm Upgraded BM-30 Smerch multiple Rocket Launcher Modules, which could fireplace all cutting-edge Smerch rockets, together with HE-FRAG, incendiary, thermobaric, cluster with anti-personnel or anti-tank mines. Each unit comprises 12 launchers that can fire a salvo or single missiles. The firing range is 120 km and can be increased up to 200 km. Tornado-S considerably accelerates the missions. It needs several minutes to fire the whole round of munitions and one minute to abandon the firing position and escape a retaliation strike. The Tornado-S t is a fully automatic weapon with new precision munitions of a bigger range. They have homing warheads. The power is comparable to Tochka-U missiles. However, Tochka-U can fire one missile while Tornado-S a salvo."
dateOfIntroduction2014
countryOfOrigin"Russia (RUS)"
proliferation"Russian Federation"
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name"Alternative Designation"
value"9A53-S Tornado"
name"Type"
value"300 mm Multiple Launch Rocket System"
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value"NPO Splav"
name"In Service"
value"2014-Present"
name"Family"
value"9A52-4 Tornado"
name"Crew"
value"2"
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name"Chassis"
value"MZKT-79306"
name"Displacement Time"
value"3"
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name"Emplacement Time"
value"3"
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name"Length"
value"12.7"
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name"Width"
value"3.00"
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name"Height"
value"3.29"
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name"Weight, Combat"
value"24.65"
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name"Ground Pressure"
value"INA"
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name"Engine Name"
value"YaMZ-846"
name"Engine Type"
value"Diesel"
name"Engine Power"
value"500"
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name"Cruising Range"
value"1,000"
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name"Speed, Maximum Road"
value"70"
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name"Speed, Off Road"
value"35"
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name"Speed Maximum Swim"
value"Not Amphibious"
name"Gradient"
value"45"
units"deg"
name"Side Slope"
value"30"
units"deg"
name"Vertical Step"
value"0.6"
units"m"
name"Trench"
value"2"
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name"Fording Depth"
value"1.4"
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name"Communications"
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name"Primary"
value"R-123M"
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name"Name"
value"9A52, 300mm Launcher"
name"Type"
value"300mm"
name"Number of Tubes"
value"12 (3 rows of 4 tubes)"
name"Launch Rate"
value"INA"
name"Full Salvo Time"
value"12 rounds in 38 seconds"
name"Single Rocket Interval"
value"3 seconds per rocket"
name"Loader Type"
value"Manual"
name"Reload Time"
value"20"
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name"Launcher Drive"
value"Electric"
name"Maximum Elevation"
value"+55"
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name"Minimum Elevation"
value"-0"
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name"Traverse Range"
value"60"
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name"Traverse Left"
value"30"
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name"Traverse Right"
value"30"
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name"Name"
value"9M55F"
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value"FRAG-HE"
name"Caliber"
value"300"
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name"Maximum Range"
value"70"
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name"Minimum Range"
value"20"
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name"Warhead Weight"
value"258"
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name"Rocket Length"
value"7.6"
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name"Maximum Velocity"
value"INA"
name"Fuze Type"
value"Electronic timing (ET)"
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name"Name"
value"9M55K"
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value"DPICM"
name"Caliber"
value"300mm"
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value"70"
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name"Minimum Range"
value"20"
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name"Warhead Weight"
value"235"
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name"Rocket Length"
value"7.6"
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name"Maximum Velocity"
value"INA"
name"Fuze Type"
value"Electronic timing (ET)"
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name"Name"
value"9M55K1"
name"Type"
value"Sensor-fuzed (MOTIV-3M)"
name"Caliber"
value"300mm"
name"Maximum Range"
value"70"
units"km"
name"Minimum Range"
value"20"
units"km"
name"Warhead Weight"
value"233"
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name"Rocket Length"
value"7.6"
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name"Maximum Velocity"
value"INA"
name"Fuze Type"
value"Electronic timing (ET)"
name"Note"
value"Additional Ammunition Types include: Smoke, Incendiary, Chemical, Leaflet, Fuel Air Explosive (FAE), R-90 expendable miniature UAV (experi-mental)"
name"Fire Control"
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name"Name"
value"INA"
name"Computerized FCS"
value"No"
name"Direct Fire"
value"No"
name"Indirect Fire"
value"PG-1M Panoramic Telescope (PANTEL)"
name"Collimator"
value"K-1"
name"Protection"
properties
name"Hull Armor"
value"It provides protection for the crew against small arms fire and artillery shell splinters. This vehicle lacks any defensive armament."
name"Applique Armor"
value"Avaialble"
name"Explosive Reactive Armor"
value"No"
name"Active Protection System"
value"No"
name"Mine Clearing"
value"No"
name"Self-Entrenching Blade"
value"No"
name"NBC Protection"
value"INA"
name"Smoke Equipment"
value"INA"
variants
name"Smerch-M"
notes"mproved version of the Smerch with new navigation and targeting systems and capable of launching extended-range rockets. This system is referred as 9A52-2. It is compatible with new extended-range rockets, that can reach up to 90 km. Recently it has been reported that Russia developed further improved 300 mm rockets with a maximum range of 120 km."
name"9A52-2T Smerch"
notes"variant based on the Tatra 10x10 chassis. It was designed in Russia for the Indian MoD. This rocket system is in service with the Indian Army."
name"9A52-4 Tornado"
notes"is lighter variant of the Smerch, based on KamAZ 8x8 truck. It has a six-pack launcher pod for 300 mm rockets. So the 9A52-4 has half the firepower of the Smerch. The whole launcher pod is replaced after all rockets are fired. This system is compatible with 90 km rockets"
name"Uragan-1M i"
notes"is a new Russian artillery rocket system, that might become a replacement for the ageing Uragan and Smerch systems. It was first publicly revealed in 2016. The Uragan-1M carries two launching pods for 300 mm or 220 mm rockets. These rocket pods are interchangeable with those of the 9A52-4 Tornado system. Launcher vehicle is based on an MZKT-7930 high-mobility chassis with 8x8 configuration."
name"PHL 03"
notes"is a Chinese copy of the Smerch. It was adopted by the Chinese army in 2004-2005. It incorporates newer technologies, as well as indigenous Chinese rockets with a maximum range of 130 km. China developed a number of indigenous versions of this artillery rocket system."
name"Olha"
notes"is a Ukrainian version of the Smerch, which uses newly developed missiles, possibly with extended range. The Oliha uses the same launcher vehicle of the Smerch. It was planned that tests of this system will be completed in 2018 and production will commence."
name"9A53-G Tornado"
notes"9A53-G Tornado (2x15 1x40 122mm Upgraded BM-21 Grad Multiple Rocket Launcher Module, based on a Kamaz Truck or on a Ural-4320)."
name"9A53-U Tornado"
notes"9A53-U Tornado (2x8 2x6 220mm Upgraded BM-27 Uragan Multiple Rocket Launcher Modules, based on a MZKT-79306)."
name"9A53-S Tornado"
notes"9A53-S Tornado (2x6 2x4 300mm Upgraded BM-30 Smerch Multiple Rocket Launcher Modules, based on a MZKT-79306)."
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