TITLE

NEW GUIDED MLRS UNITARY ROCKET IS IMMEDIATE SUCCESS IN IRAQ

AUTHOR(S)
Pincoski, Mark
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Defense AT&L;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the success of the combat fire mission employing Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Unitary (GMLRS-U) rockets against the enemy positions in Tal Afar, Iraq conducted by the Bravo Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment. There are eight rockets fired at a distance of greater than 50 kilometers that destroyed two insurgent strongholds and killed 48 enemy insurgents. The success of GMLRS-U in Iraq led to the deployment of additional GMLRS units in March 2006.
ACCESSION #
21531963

Tags: MILITARY missions;  MILITARY art & science;  ROCKETS (Aeronautics);  COMBAT sustainability (Military science)

 

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