Rocket Revolution

Kemp, Ian
April 2007
Armada International;Apr/May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p8
The article discusses the capabilities of lightweight multiple rocket launchers (MLRS) and precision-guided munitions as weapons of choice for asymmetric warfare. MLRS and other multiple rocket launchers were designed to unleash large volumes of fire against critical, time sensitive targets such as artillery batteries and command centers. The U.S. Army is in the process of upgrading its MLRS launchers to the M270A1 configuration to be able to launch guided MLRS.


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