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305-mm Type 79 minelaying rocket system

Country of Origin: China


The Type 79 minelaying rocket system, when in Chinese service, consisted of a tubular, welded steel launcher assembly frame mounted on the bed of a CA-30A 6 x 6 truck.

The eight-round launcher could traverse 95 degrees left and 45 degrees right, with an elevation ranging from 4 degrees to 50 degrees.

The sighting system was located on the left side of the launcher. Each rocket shell carried 10 Type 69 plastic anti-tank mines. A typical battery of four launchers was capable of...

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