SOFEX 2014

Georgia upgrades rocket launcher

06 May 2014
Tbilisi, Georgia-based STC Delta (Hall 1, Stand B118) has completed the prototype of the GG-122, an upgraded version of the widely deployed Russian BM-21 122mm 40-round artillery rocket system (ARS).

Tbilisi, Georgia-based STC Delta (Hall 1, Stand B118) has completed the prototype of the GG-122, an upgraded version of the widely deployed Russian BM-21 122mm 40-round artillery rocket system (ARS).

The BM-21 is normally installed on an unprotected Ural- 375D 6x6 cross-country chassis.

STC Delta has installed the rocket launcher on the rear of the more recent KraZ-63221 (6x6 ) cross-country chassis. This features a four-door fully protected cab, which is claimed to provide a high level of protection to the crew from small arms ' re and artillery splinters, as well as NBC attack.

GG-122 ' res standard 122mm unguided surface-to-surface rockets that are available from a variety of sources, having a maximum range of 40km. The solid propellant is capable of being 'fitted with a variety of warheads to enable di"fferent types of target to be engaged.

The GG-122 system currently has a standard optical sighting system as 'fitted to the original Russian BM-21, but consideration is being given to the installation of a computerised ' re control system. is will enable the system to come into action more quickly, and will provide greater accuracy.





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