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RM-70 Modular

Multiple launch rocket system

RM-70 Modular MLRS

The RM-70 Modular multiple launch rocket system is compatible with NATO munitions

Entered service 2005
Crew ?
Dimensions and weight
Weight ?
Length ?
Width ?
Height ?
Caliber 122-mm / 227-mm
Number of tubes 28 / 6
Rocket weight 66 / 307 kg
Warhead weight 19.18 / ? kg
Firing range 21  / 40 km
Full salvo duration 15 ~ 25 s
Reloading time ?
Engine diesel
Engine power ?
Maximum road speed ~ 80 km/h
Range ~ 800 km
Gradient 60%
Side slope 40%
Vertical step 0.6 m
Trench 1.5 m
Fording 1.4 m


   The RM-70 Modular multiple launch rocket system is upgrade of the Czechoslovakian RM-70. This upgrade was jointly developed by Diehel BGT Defence of Germany and Slovakia. Slovakia ordered upgrade of 26 vehicles to the RM-70 Modular standard. First deliveries were made in 2005. This upgrade is also offered for other RM-70 operators.

   The RM-70 Modular uses interchangeable rocket pods and is capable of firing either 28 122-mm Grad rockets, or 6 227-mm M270 MLRS rockets. It makes vehicle compatible with NATO munitions. The 122-mm rockets are less capable and are mainly used for training.

   Vehicle has an armored cab. It is fitted with new computerized navigation and targeting systems. It is fitted with hydraulic arm, which is used to pick up and replace rocket pods.

   The RM-70 Modular is supported by a reloading vehicle, which is based on the same 8x8 chassis. This vehicle carries two reload pods and is also fitted with hydraulic arm.



RM-70 Modular MLRS

RM-70 Modular MLRS

RM-70 Modular MLRS

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