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PHL-90B (Type 90B) Chinese 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher (MRL)

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"WEG"
"Artillery"
"Rocket Artillery Systems"
"Light Rocket Systems (Up to 50 km)"
"China, People's Republic of"
"PRO_China"
"PRO_Indonesia"
"PRO_Peru"
"Land"
"Tier2"
notes"The PHL-90B (Type 90B) Chinese 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher (MRL) is the second generation of Type 90 series MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) of 122mm caliber. The weapon system is designed and manufactured by the Chinese Defense Company NORINCO. The first version of Type 90 MLRS was unveiled in the mid-1990s, followed by the Type 90B in 2004. The 122 mm Type 90B multiple launch rocket system is a mobile fire support system for the destruction of a variety of targets by means of multiple barrages of up to 40 rockets at a time. The Type 90B is able to be in combat position, fire, and leave its firing position in less than 7 minutes. A typical Type 90 multiple launch rocket system battalions comprises the battalion headquarters and three firing units (companies). The battalion headquarter is equipped with: A battalion command truck; 3 reconnaissance APC; A meteorological radar truck; A mechanical maintenance truck; A electronic maintenance truck Each firing unit is equipped with: A company command truck; 6 rocket launch trucks 6 reloading trucks"
dateOfIntroduction2004
countryOfOrigin"China, People's Republic of"
proliferation"China, Indonesia, Peru"
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name"MRL TYPE 90B WHL 122MM"
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"Type_90B_MRL_(A).jpg"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"PHL-90B; Type 90B"
name"Type"
value"122 mm Multiple Rocket Launcher"
name"Expected out of Service Date"
value"2060"
name"Manufacturer"
value"NORINCO"
name"Chassis"
value"Mercedes-Benz 6x6 truck chassis"
name"Crew"
value"5"
units"ea"
name"Displacement Time"
value"INA"
name"Emplacement Time"
value"INA"
name"TIme Required to Reload"
value"The electrical firing system fires the rockets either singly or in a salvo with 0.5 second between rounds."
name"Maximum Effective Range"
value"40"
units"km"
name"Type 90B Battalion"
value"Three reconnaissance vehicles based on the NORINCO WZ 551 (6 × 6) armoured personnel carrier chassis. Battalion command vehicle based on a Mercedes-Benz (4 × 4) truck chassis. Meteorological radar based on two Steyr (4 × 4) truck chassis. Maintenance vehicles based on Steyr (4 × 4) truck chassis, one would be for mechanical maintenance and the other for electronic maintenance."
name"Type 90B (Batteries, 3ea)"
value"Battery command vehicle on Mercedes-Benz (4 × 4) truck chassis. Six 122 mm rocket launchers on Mercedes-Benz (6 × 6) truck chassis. Six 122 mm rocket resupply vehicles based on Mercedes-Benz (6 × 6) truck chassis."
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length"
value"9.135"
units"m"
name"Width"
value"2.495"
units"m"
name"Height"
value"3.028"
units"m"
name"Weight, Combat"
value"23"
units"tons"
name"Automotive"
properties
name"Chassis"
value"Mercedes-Benz 6x6 truck chassis"
name"Engine Name"
value"INA"
name"Engine Type"
value"INA"
name"Engine Power"
value"INA"
name"Cruising Range"
value"800"
units"km"
name"Speed, Maximum Road"
value"85"
units"km/h"
name"Speed, Average Cross"
value"80"
units"km/h"
name"Speed, Maximum Swim"
value"Not Amphibious"
name"Fording Depths"
value"INA"
name"Running Gear"
value"Wheeled"
name"Layout"
value"6x6"
name"Amphibious"
value"No"
name"Gradiant"
value"60"
units"%"
name"Side Slope"
value"30"
units"%"
name"Longitudinal and Transversal Slope Sensor"
value"Yes"
name"Gradient Sensors"
value"Yes"
name"Communications"
sections
name"TBR-142 VHF Radio"
properties
name"VHF FM Transceiver"
value"Yes, TBR-142(I)"
name"VHF Range"
value"1 to 50"
units"km"
name"Megahertz"
value"40.000 to 59.975"
units"MHz"
name"Power"
value"12V Ni-Ca Rechargeable Battery or external 12V DC power source"
name"Dimensions"
value"217x135x58"
units"mm"
name"Weight"
value"2.7"
units"kg"
name"Antennas"
value"3 Total: a 1.3m whip antenna, a 0.3m short antenna, and a 10m wire antenna"
name"Proliferated"
value"Widely with Artillery/Gun/Missile/Reconnaissance Units"
name"Control Device"
value"TBR-142(II)"
name"Multi-function Field Phone"
value"TBR-142(IIID)"
name"Anti-Aircraft Control Unit"
value"TBR-142(IIIG)"
name"ZXY88-200 C2 Capable"
value"Yes"
name"Messaging"
value"Capability – Limited"
name"Amplifier"
value"Available"
name"Physical Conditions"
value"Terrain and Weather favorable"
name"Main Weapon System"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Name"
value"NORINCO 122mm (40-round) Multiple Rocket Launcher"
name"Type"
value"122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher"
name"Breach Type"
value"INA"
name"Length, Total"
value"2.75 to 3.03"
units"mm"
name"Length, Barrel"
value"INA"
name"Dimeter"
value"INA"
name"Number of Tubes"
value"10"
units"ea"
name"Launch Rate, full Salvo"
value"40 rockets can be loaded in less than 3 minutes."
name"Launch Rate, one missile"
value"The electrical firing system fires the rockets either singly or in a salvo with 0.5 second between rounds."
name"Rate of Fire"
value"40 rds in 18-20 seconds"
name"Loader Type"
value"Automatic"
name"Max Elevation"
value"55"
units"deg"
name"Min Elevation"
value"0"
units"deg"
name"Traverse Range"
value"INA"
name"Traverse Left"
value"102° (1813 mils) (left and right)"
name"Traverse Right"
value"102° (1813 mils) (left and right)"
name"Traverse Arc"
value"204"
units"deg"
name"Armament Front"
value"+55° (978 mils) / 0° (0 mils)"
name"Azimuth Range"
value"-102 to +102"
units"deg"
name"Stabilisers"
value"two hydraulically operated stabilisers"
name"Automatic Reloading System"
value"consists of a elevator, rack and feeder with three modes of control"
name"Ammunition (Option 1)"
properties
name"Name"
value"Fire Dragon 40"
name"Type"
value"High Explosive (HE) 122mm Rocket"
name"Caliber"
value"122"
units"mm"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"INA"
units"m/s"
name"Fuse Type"
value"Radio Proximity Fuze"
name"Weight, Launch"
value"74"
units"kg"
name"Weight, Warhead"
value"18"
units"kg"
name"Warhead Type"
value"Steel Ball HE"
name"Lethal Warhead"
value"60"
units"m"
name"Rocket Length"
value"3,040"
units"mm"
name"Min Range"
value"20"
units"km"
name"Max Range"
value"40"
units"km"
name"Basic load"
value"40"
units"ea"
name"Circular Error of Probability (CEP)"
value"25"
units"m"
name"Armor Penetration"
value"Yes"
name"Inertial Navigation System (INS)"
value"Yes"
name"Global Positioning System (GPS) guidance system"
value"Yes"
name"Variants"
value"High Explosive (HE), High-efficiency HE containing steel balls for greater fragmentation effect, High-efficiency HE Incendiary (HEI), Cargo containing anti-personnel/anti-tank sub-munitions, Mine containing anti-tank mines. The rockets can also be launched by other 122 mm multiple rocket systems."
name"Fire Control"
properties
name"Name"
value"HJ-1 Mini-Computer, Electric Firing System"
name"Computerized FCS"
value"Yes, The launcher is controlled by the computer through man/machine interaction"
name"Direct Fire"
value"Yes"
name"Indirect Fire"
value"No"
name"Position Location System"
value"Differential GPS"
name"Automatic Operational and Laying Device"
value"Yes"
name"Awning Device"
value"Semi-Automatic Collapsible"
name"Fire Control Position"
value"Inside the driver's cab or remotely outside the vehicle"
name"Launcher Direction Finder/Display"
value"Yes"
name"Launcher Assembly Elavation Sensor"
value"Yes"
name"Traverse Position Sensors"
value"Yes"
name"Vehicle-Launcher Power Interface."
value"Yes"
name"Panoramic Sight"
value"Yes, a panoramic sight is placed on the left side of the launcher for manual laying if required."
name"Protection"
properties
name"Cab"
value"The cab of the Type 90 provides protection from small arms fire and shell splinters."
name"Applique Armor"
value"INA"
name"Explosie Armor"
value"No"
name"Active Protection System"
value"INA"
name"NBC Protection"
value"INA"
name"Smoke Equipment"
value"No"
variants
name"Type 90A"
notes"able to fire unguided rockets, new computerised fire control, command post can lay and control Type 90A launchers units by remote control."
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