Smerch family of 300mm artillery rockets
Rear view of a Russian army 9T234-2 transloader with the crane being operated by the crew.
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1989 - present
Produced in large numbers
9K58 Smerch launching a 300mm artillery rocket.
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9M55 series of artillery rockets
Unitary HE-Fragmentation warhead. Adopted in 1992.
Cluster munition warhead for anti-personnel use. Contains 72 submunitions.
Cluster munition warhead for anti-tank use. Contains 5 Motiv-3M smart self-guided top attack munitions. Adopted in 1996.
Cluster munition warhead for vehicle area denail. Contains 25 PTM-3 magnetic fuse anti-tank mines.
Cluster munition with 646 bomblets with fragmentation and armor piercing effect.
Unitary parachute retarded fuel air explosive warhead.
2.05 m detachable warhead section
Course correction in flight using 9B171 or 9B191 guidance section
High explosive fragmentation
246 kg warhead section
92.5 kg TGFA-13M explosive filler
1.100 fragments of over 50 gram
9D167 solid propellant rocket motor
1.000 m/s at end of burn
The 9M55 family of artillery rockets was developed as component of the 9K58 Smerch rocket artillery complex.
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