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WS-3 Chinese 400mm Guided Multiple Launcher Rocket System

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notes"The WS-3 is a Chinese-made 400mm high-precision guided MLRS / MGLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) designed and manufactured by Poly Technologies, based in Beijing, China. The WS-3 was unveiled during the Zhuhai Air Show in 2008. The WS-3 MGLRS is equipped with GPS/INS integrtaed navigation syetm and full range of control equipment to improve the firing accuracy. The canister-launcher system is mounted on a high-mobile cross-country truck chassis with multiple functions of storage, transport and launch. The control system of the WS-3 is composed of navigation controller, GNSS antenna, low noise amplifier, actuator system, onboard battery, power distributor, onboard cable and flight control software. The WS-2 artillery system has a preparation time of less than 7 minutes"
dateOfIntroduction2007
countryOfOrigin"China, People's Republic of"
proliferation"China"
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name"MRL WS2 WHL 400MM"
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name"System"
properties
name"Alternative Designation"
value"WS-3"
name"Type"
value"High-Precision Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System MGLRS"
name"Crew"
value"6"
units"ea"
name"Chassis"
value"TA5450 Cross-Country Truck"
name"Displacement Time"
value"12"
units"min"
name"Emplacement Time"
value"INA"
name"Time Required to Reload"
value"INA"
name"Maximum Effective Range"
value"200"
units"km"
name"Rocket Launcher"
value"400"
units"mm"
name"Rounds"
value"6"
units"ea"
name"Note"
value"The WS-3 system is externally very similar to the WS-2 launcher, although the rockets are reportedly more accurate. Their respective ranges are both 40-124 mi (70-200 km). Some sources suggest that the WS-3 may have a range of more than 190 mi (300 km)."
name"Dimensions"
properties
name"Length (WS-3 Only)"
value"7.15"
units"m"
name"Diameter (WS-3 Only)"
value"10.40"
units"m"
name"Height"
value"INA"
name"Weight, (WS-3 Only)"
value"11.63"
units"kg"
name"Automotive"
properties
name"NOTE"
value"The WS-3 is mounted on a TA5450 Cross-Country Truck Chassis"
name"Engine Name"
value"Deutz Diesel"
name"Engine Type"
value"Diesel"
name"Engine Power"
value"517"
units"hp"
name"Cruising Range"
value"800"
units"km"
name"Speed, Maximum Road"
value"80"
units"km/h"
name"Speed, Average Cross"
value"70"
units"km/h"
name"Cab"
value"Air-conditioned forward control, fully enclosed, four-door cab and crew compartment to the rear."
name"Cab Seating"
value"1-5"
units"ea"
name"Gradient"
value"45"
units"%"
name"Side Slope"
value"0.6"
units"m"
name"Vertical Step"
value"2"
units"m"
name"Fording"
value"1.1"
units"m"
name"Variants to the TA5450 Cross Country Truck"
value"Taian TA5350, Taian TA4360, Taian TA4410, Taian TA5690, Taian TA5801, Taian TA5920"
name"Communications"
properties
name"Radio"
value"INA"
name"Main Gun"
sections
name"System"
properties
name"Name"
value"WS-3"
name"Type"
value"Multiple Launch Rocket"
name"Rocket Length"
value"7.15"
units"m"
name"Diameter"
value"0.40"
units"m"
name"Number of Tubes"
value"6"
units"ea"
name"Launch Rate, Single Rocket Interval"
value"6"
units"sec"
name"Loader Type"
value"Three cells each of two rockets in sealed containers"
name"Max Elevation"
value"INA"
name"Min Elevation"
value"INA"
name"Traverse Range"
value"INA"
name"Traverse Left"
value"INA"
name"Traverse Right"
value"INA"
name"Ammunition"
properties
name"Type"
value"Rocket"
name"Caliber"
value"400"
units"mm"
name"Muzzle Velocity"
value"INA"
name"Fuse Type"
value"INA"
name"Warhead Weight"
value"200"
units"kg"
name"Rocket length"
value"7.15"
units"m"
name"Rockets per Launch Truck"
value"30-40"
units"ea"
name"Max Range"
value"200"
units"km"
name"Min Range"
value"70"
units"km"
name"Basic Load"
value"6"
units"ea"
name"Armor Penetration"
value"Yes"
name"Accuracy (CEP)"
value"300"
units"m"
name"Accuracy (with Strap-on GPS)"
value"50"
units"m"
name"Available Warheads"
value"HE, 540-Boblet Variant and Fuel-Air Explosive, Lethal Blasting, Cluster, And Blasting-Burning."
name"Fire Control"
properties
name"Name"
value"WS-3"
name"Computerized FCS"
value"Yes"
name"Inertial Navigation System"
value"Yes"
name"Direct Fire"
value"Yes"
name"Indirect Fire"
value"INA"
name"Collimator"
value"INA"
name"Position Location System"
value"Yes"
name"Hydraulic Stabilisers"
value"4 (two on each side)"
name"Preparation Time"
value"less than 7"
units"min"
name"Navigation Controller"
value"Yes"
name"Antenna"
value"GNSS"
name"Amplifier"
value"Low Noise"
name"Actuator System"
value"Yes"
name"Onboard Battery"
value"Yes"
name"Power Distributor"
value"Available"
name"Onboard Cable and Flight Control Software"
value"Available"
name"Protection"
properties
name"Armor"
value"No Armor Protection"
units"m"
name"Applique Armor"
value"No"
name"Explosive Reactive Armor"
value"No"
name"Active Protection System"
value"No"
name"NBC Protection"
value"INA"
name"Smoke Equipment"
value"INA"
variants
name"WS-1"
notes"100 km of Maximum Range Version."
name"WS-1B"
notes"180 km of Maximum Range Version."
name"WS-2"
notes"Guided MLRS with Range from 70 - 200 km Version."
name"WS-2B"
notes"Upgraded version with Long Range Capacity."
name"WS-2C"
notes"Upgraded version with GPS Guidance and 350 km Range."
name"WS-2D"
notes"Upgraded version with GPS Guidance and 400 km range and ability to launch lethal unmanned aerial vehicles."
name"WS-3A"
notes"Upgraded version of WS-3 with GPS/GLONASS"
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