RS-122

The RS-122 — a mobile Georgian multiple rocket launcher firing 122mm rockets. It was developed in 2011 and put on production display in February 2012. The DRS-122 is a heavily modified version of the Soviet BM-21 Grad. Its main characteristics are the armoured crew cabin (using elements from MRAP and BAE Caiman), improved firing, as well as operational distance and accuracy. The vehicle was developed by the 'Scientifical Technical Centre "Delta".

RS-122
Class Vehicle
Type Self-Propelled artillery
Manufacturer Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing
Origin Georgia
Country Name Origin Year
Georgia 2012
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
Georgia 2012 View
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing 2012 8 View

Type Multiple rocket launcher
Place of origin  Georgia
Production history
Designer Scientific Technical Center Delta
Manufacturer Tbilisi Aircraft Manufacturing
Produced 2012–present
Number built 8+
Specifications (9K51)
Weight 20 tonnes
Length 8.5 m
Width 2.7 m
Height 3.3 m
Crew 5
Barrels 40
Elevation 60 degree
Traverse 120 degree
Rate of fire 2 rounds/s
Maximum firing range 45 km
Sights PG-1M panoramic telescope ( external ). Computer linked only configuration ( internal )
Armor STANAG 4569 level 2
Engine YaMZ-238C diesel
330 hp
Suspension 6×6 wheeled
Operational
range
500 km
Speed 80 km/h

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