Katyusha rocket Weapon Systems // Missiles/Rockets/Bombs // Land Attack/Theater



The Katyusha rocket is not just one rocket, but the name for a wide range of different artillery weapons. (There are many published accounts, nevertheless, that give an otherwise misleading impression.) Many modern Katyusha rockets are often mounted on Japanese-made Isuzo trucks. The Fajr-3 rockets (one variation of the new Katyushas) were built by Iran's air force industry, and have a 28-mile range. The word "Fajr" means "Dawn" in Arabic. A UPI article dated April 6, 2006, reported...

 

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