In the south of the Russian Federation has successfully passed the first firing of the new systems Tornado-G

New Multiple Launch Rocket Systems "Tornado-G" August 17, 2012 made their first shooting, which took place at the military range Prudboy in the Volgograd region. The first 20 units of the new multiple launch rocket systems "Tornado-G" entered service of the Southern Military District in February of this year. Plants are replacing old systems "Grad". Reported by RIA Novosti.

 

"It was a combat shooting, firing live ammunition. This is the first live firing of these machines, so we do not charge the whole package, and a few shells on the car, just to appreciate how we all go," — said August 17, 2012 at the site of reactive artillery platoon commander of the 20th Motorized Rifle Brigade Igor dirty.

 

 

In the firings were involved in the six systems of salvo fire "Tornado-G". The firing range was due to the size of the landfill is not large — up to two thousand meters, then how is it possible to hit targets at a distance of 40 kilometers.

 

     

    In the firings were involved in the six systems of salvo fire "Tornado-G". The firing range was due to the size of the landfill is not large — up to two thousand meters, then how is it possible to hit targets at a distance of 40 kilometers.

     

     

    However, the system has successfully demonstrated its military might — a fiery attack broke down the sun-scorched steppe, which caught fire volleys from near the scene of the shooting. Prairie fire was quickly eliminated.
    "Tornado-G" on the combat effectiveness of 2.5-3 times higher than the predecessors, in particular the system of "Grad". Due to the high mobility of "Tornado-G" from start to the last rocket salvo before it is undermining the target is able to get away for the removal of up to five kilometers away from the old firing position, which increases its durability.

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