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India test fires upgraded Smerch MBRL

June 08, 2018

 

The Indian Army has recently carried out a test firing of the Smerch guided missile-cum-multi battle rocket launched system at Pokhran firing range. The MBRL system attained all the set parameters and hit the target precisely.

The upgraded system was in the final stage of the trials and was tested in the presence of Indian army officials and Russian scientists.

The Smerch MBRL is a Russian-made system but Indi procured under the license system as per which India will be manufacturing them in India.The current one that was tested in the Pokhran firing range is the upgraded variant.

The upgraded 9MMF and 9.55K Smerch system is capable of hitting targets at a 90km range.