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The Peruvian Army acquired 40 Multiple Rocket (MLRS) Type 90B 122mm from Norinco (China North Industries Corporation) - via government-to-government negotiations -for some $ 38.5 million.
The Type 90B 122 mm. is an improved version of the Type 81 (copy of BM-21 Grad) mounted on a truck Honyan OQ-261 (6x6). It has a length of 9.84 m, width 2.5 m. and height of 3.2 m, being its combat weight of 20 tons. It Reaches a speed of 85 km / h and its range is 800 km. It has 40 alveoli launcher capable of firing except to complete in 20 seconds. Reloading is automatic and Takes just 3 minutes Because it has a container with 40 other rockets booking. It is designed for two types of rocket launch high explosive (HE) of 2.87 m. (67 kg) and 2.75 m (61 kg) to targets at 20 and 30 km. away.
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