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  • Three of the launchers were ready to fire 107-mm RAAD rockets and five were loaded with 122-mm Grad Katyushas.

    December « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • By Wikipedia, BM-21 Grad is a Soviet truck-mounted 122-mm multiple rocket launcher, developed in the early 1960s.

    Georgian Cyber Wars: Blog Disappears After Charges Against Russia

  • Serbs also fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades into Sarajevo and brazenly moved six 122-mm Howitzers into the "exclusion zone" around the capital-in direct violation of the NATO ultimatum.

    Crossing A No Man's Land

  • Bill, you are not going to be able to take a determined terrorist with grenades or an RPG or a 122-mm Katushka (ph) rocket and keep him from lobbing it into an area for decades around this area, if they want to.

    CNN Transcript Mar 18, 2002

  • As part of a bunker, it was only marginally slower than the original tank, which had been underpowered at best, but the monster 122-mm gun still worked, and worked even better here, because underneath it was not the cramped confines of a tank hull, but rather a spacious concrete structure which gave the crewmen room to move and turn around.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • Tucker watched one gun crew struggle to manhandle their 122-mm gun into a firing position.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • Such a division typically has four tube artillery brigades (152-mm guns, gun-howitzers, and 122-mm howitzers) and one brigade of long-range MRLs (220 - or 300-mm).

    FM 100-61 Chptr 9 Artillery Support

  • To neutralize a tank or mechanized infantry platoon in a hasty defensive position covering 6 hectares (1 hectare equals an area 100 by 100 m), a 122-mm howitzer battalion would have to fire 900 rounds weighing 19,800 kg.

    FM 100-61 Chptr 9 Artillery Support

  • The 122-mm towed and SP howitzers and the 152-mm SP howitzer, which have a 360-degree traverse, are particularly effective in this role.

    FM 100-61 Chptr 9 Artillery Support

  • Bien Hoa, the home base of the 12th ACS, suffered its greatest casualties of the Tet Offensive during a 122-mm rocket attack on the morning of February 28.

    Operation Ranch Hand

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