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400-mm WS-3 guided multiple rocket launcher

Country of Origin: China


The WS-3 is a 400-mm, six-round multiple rocket launcher developed by China. It is the latest member of the WeiShi (or Guardian) family of multiple rocket launch systems, including the WS-1B and the WS-2 (see “Variants,” below, and separate records for more information).

The system is externally very similar to the WS-2 launcher, although the rockets are reportedly more accurate. Their respective ranges are both 40-124 mi (70-200 km). Some sources suggest that the WS-3 may have a...

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