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227-mm M270 MLRS

Country of Origin: USA


The M270 multiple launch rocket system (MLRS), also known as the armored vehicle-mounted rocket launcher (AVMRL), consists of an M269 launcher loader module (LLM) bearing two six-cell rocket launch pods/containers (LP/C) mounted on an M993 carrier vehicle. Its role is to bombard enemy formations as far as 20 miles (32 km) away. A full salvo of 12 227-mm basic M26 ripple-fired rockets with the M77 submunition warhead will saturate a 60-acre (24-hectare) area with 7,728...

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