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130-mm Type 70 rocket system

Country of Origin: China


These two Chinese 130-mm rocket systems differ slightly in rocket diameter and in number of tubes per launcher. The earlier rocket, launched from 19-tube launchers, is reported to have a diameter of 130.65 mm (5.144 in); the diameter of the later version, fired from a 30-tube launcher, is 130.73 mm (5.147 in). This improbably small difference may indicate a redesigned rocket, since the later version is credited with two types of high-explosive warhead as opposed to the earlier...

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