LAR-160

The LAR-160 is a light artillery rocket (hence LAR) with a 160mm calibre, a minimum range of 12 km and a maximum range of 45 km, from a multiple rocket launcher. Each standard launcher holds two 13 rocket Launch Pod Containers (LPC's), 18 rocket LPC's are also manufactured. A light version is also manufactured which can be carried by helicopters and towed behind vehicles such as a HMMWV.

LAR-160
Class Missile
Type Surface to Surface
Manufacturer Israel Military Industries
Origin Israel
Country Name Origin Year
Israel 1983
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
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The LAR-160 was designed in the late 1970s by Israel Military Industries, it was adopted by the Israeli Defense Forces in 1983

The system was used extensively by the Georgian Army against Russian and South Ossetian Forces in the 2008 South Ossetia War.

Romania uses a domestic version of the LAR-160, called LAROM and Argentina uses a domestic version as well called TAM VCLC.

Type Single Stage Ballistic Missile
Place of origin  Israel
Service history
Used by  Israel
 Argentina
 Azerbaijan
 Georgia
 Kazakhstan
 Romania
 Venezuela
 Chile
Production history
Manufacturer Israel Military Industries
Specifications
Weight 100kg Mk.I, 110kg Mk.II
Length 3.4m
Detonation
mechanism
Impact Fuze or Proximity fuze
Operational
range
45km
Guidance
system
ACCULAR - 2003 onwards
Launch
platform
Mobile (many including AMX-13 andHMMWV)

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