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M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS)

Country of Origin: USA


The High Mobility Artillery System (HIMARS) is mounted on a family of tactical vehicles (FMTV) 5-ton 6 x 6 wheeled truck produced by Stewart and Stevenson, Texas. The system can be transported by the C-130 aircraft. The lightweight chassis allows for faster road movement, lower operating costs and requires 30 fewer airlifts to transport a battery, compared to the current tracked M270 MLRS launcher.

The HIMARS can fire the suite of MLRS family of munitions, including the Guided...

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