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284-mm Type 74 anti-tank mine MRL

Country of Origin: China


This Chinese 284-mm multiple rocket launcher fires heavy rockets that sow anti-tank mines. The system's tubular framework, mounted on the bed of a 6 x 6-wheel CA-30A truck, elevates and traverses a row of five rails.

Each I-beam rail is 13 ft 1 in (4.0 m) long and holds a rocket above and below the rail. Each rocket carries 10 Type 69 or Type 70 plastic-case anti-tank mines.

To lay a minefield covering one-10th of an acre (400 sq m), a battery of four Type 74 launchers fires a...

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