Peruvian army has selected Chinese Type 90B 122 MLRS Launch Rocket System to replace BM-21 1301141
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Defence & Security News - Peru
|Monday, January 13, 2014 10:15 AM|
|Peruvian army selects Chinese Type 90B 122mm MLRS Launch Rocket System to replace BM-21.|
Parliament of Peru confirmed December 13, 2013 the bid for Chinese-made artillery systems. According to some military sources, the Peruvian army could be equipped with the Chinese 122mm MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System Type 90B.
Chinese-made Type 90B 122mm MLRS Multiple Launch Rocket System during firing test.
The total ammount of the contract is around $39 million and concerns the delivery of 40 launch vehicles, support vehicles and rockets.
A typical Type 90B battalion would consist of one battalion command vehicle based on a North-Benz 1929 (4 x 4) chassis, three reconnaissance vehicles based on a WM551A 6x6 wheeled armoured personnel carrier, one meteorological radar, one mechanical maintenance vehicle, one electronic maintenance vehicle and three batteries, each of which has one battery command vehicle, six rocket launchers and six rocket resupply vehicles.