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273-mm Type 83 MRL

Country of Origin: China


The Chinese Type 83 273-mm self-propelled multiple rocket launcher (MRL) is one of a limited number of MRLs that has only a few large rocket tubes rather than a large number of smaller rockets. It is a long-range version of the basic 273-mm Type 83 multiple rocket system (MRS).

The launcher has a row of four square cells and is mounted on the low rear bed of a converted Type 60-1 full-tracked artillery tractor. The chassis has a full-width unarmored cab for the five-man crew and...

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