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RBU-600 ASW mortar

Country of Origin: Russia


This six-barrel ASW rocket launcher was carried by one Soviet destroyer class (Modified KOTLIN class). Unlike other RBUs, its only firing mode was a six-rocket salvo, resembling the World War II "mousetrap" ahead-throwing weapons.

It was formerly designated the MBU-4500 by NATO.


No longer in service.

Initial operational capability was reached in 1962-63.


 Soviet state factories


   Projectile              200 lb (90 kg)

   Length                  4 ft 11 in...

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