9A52-2T Smerch Tatra 816 multiple rocket launcher system technical data sheet information UK

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9A52-2T Smerch Multiple rocket launcher system
 
 
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Description

The 9A52-2T is a new version of the BM-30, the launcher unit is mounted to the chassis of a Czech cross-country truck Tatra 816 10x10. The multiple rocket launcher system 9A52-2T is intended for firing with rocket projectiles and for destruction of attacking means, tank, motorized and infantry units in concentration areas, on march and in combat order, of artillery battalions in concentration areas, of helicopter units at landing fields, anti-aircraft and anti-missile units on the positions, air and naval assault units and other targets. This version is developed and designed for the export market. This version was bought by the Indian army.In 2005 a contract was signed to deliver 38 units of the Smerch MLRS and associated vehicles to the Indian Army. A second contract was signed in 2007 for a second batch of 24 units. It is worth mentioning that Smerch MLRS sales to India have been under negotiations since the late 1990s. Indian rocket systems are based on locally-built Tatra 10x10 chassis to reduce unit costs. Deliveries to the Indian Army commenced in 2008.

 
Variants
- 9A52: Basic version of the Russian-made MLRS BM-30 Multiple launch Rocket system.
- 9A52-2: Modernization of the basic version of BM-30 Smerch with automated laying and fire control system on the vehicle.

- 9A52-4 Tornado: new modrnized version woth new launcher unit with six tubes of 300mm caliber.
 
Technical Data
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Armament

The 9A52-2T has 12 tubes for 300-mm rockets. The 300 mm rocket tube arrangement is two separate banks of four with a connecting roof of the remaining four tubes overlying the inner tubes of the banks, the same arrangement used to the basic version of BM-30 Smerch.

Design and protection
The cabin truck of 9A52-2T is not protected. A launch cabin is mounted just behind the driver position. The launch vehicle's cabin accommodates the launch preparation and firing equipment.
Mobility
The 9A52-2T multiple launch rocket system uses the 10x10 Tatra 816 truck chassis. Vehicle is powered by a German Deutz BF8M1015C diesel engine, developing 544 hp. It meets EURO II emission requirements. This truck employs a proven Tatra chassis concept.
Accessories
The launch vehicle 9A52-2T Smerch is fitted with an Onboard Control and Communications Equipment and Automated Fire Control System ensures:
- automated high-speed data reception (transfer) and its protection from unauthorized access, data visual monitoring and storage;
- topographical surveying and navigation of the LV, display of the LV location on the monitor;
- ramp laying without the crew leaving the cab and without usage of aiming points.
 
Specifications
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Armament
12 launch tubes 300 mm calibre
Country users
India
Crew
3 soldiers
Accessories
NBC protection
Weight rocket
800 kg
Firing Range
20 to 90 km
Company Designer
Motovilikha Plants Corporation
Truck
Tatra 816 10x10
Weight truck

39,500 kg

Speed Truck
90 km/h
Range Truck
850 km
Armor
No armor protection
Engine truck
Deutz BF8M1015C
Dimensions
Length, 12,4 m; Width, 3,03 m; Height, 3,44 m
 
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9A52-2T Smerch Tatra 816 multiple rocket launcher system technical data sheet information description pictures photos images identification intelligence Russia Russian army truck 10x10
 
9A52-2T Smerch Tatra 816 multiple rocket launcher system technical data sheet information description pictures photos images identification intelligence Russia Russian army truck 10x10
9A52-2T Smerch Tatra 816 multiple rocket launcher system technical data sheet information description pictures photos images identification intelligence Russia Russian army truck 10x10

9A52-2T Smerch Tatra 816 multiple rocket launcher system technical data sheet information description pictures photos images identification intelligence Russia Russian army truck 10x10
9A52-2T Smerch Tatra 816 multiple rocket launcher system technical data sheet information description pictures photos images identification intelligence Russia Russian army truck 10x10
 
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