Artillery: January 30, 2005

Archives

The Egyptian Sakr company, which has manufactured field artillery rockets for several decades, has introduced another long range 122mm rocket. This one has a range of 45 kilometers. Your average, 150 pound, 122mm rocket is nine feet long and has a range of 20 kilometers and a 45 pound warhead. Sakr had earlier offered 36 kilometers range 122mm rocket. The additional range is achieved by reducing the size of the warhead. Sakr also provides cluster bomb warheads, which make up for the smaller warheads in the longer range rockets. These 122mm weapons are unguided rockets, and must be fired in large numbers in order to cover the distant target area. The longer range Sakr rockets can be used in any rocket launcher built to fire the Russian type 122mm rocket. Sakr also makes 325mm rockets, and several different launchers for 122mm and 325mm rockets.

 


Article Archive

Artillery: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
$0
$2500

Don't Let Us Go Up In Smoke!

January, February and March are notoriously low ad revenue months online. And StrategyPage has not been spared. We need to raise $2500 in combined subscriptions and contributions to keep us moving forward.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close