ASTROS 2020  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2020
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: ASTROS Mk 6
Origin: Brazil
Corporations: Avibras Aeroespacial
Parent System: ASTROS
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1983
Total Production: ?
Family Members: ASTROS II and ASTROS III
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Description: The ASTROS II (Artillery SaTuration ROcket System) is a Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) designed to engage ground targets at ranges between 30 to 300 kilometers. Its modular design allows to fire a variety of rockets and tactical missiles with calibers ranging from 127mm to 300mm. The 70mm Skyfire-70 rocket is available for training purposes. The ASTROS artillery system has been developed on the basis of all-terrain, high-mobility wheeled chassis for enhanced mobility. The basic rocket artillery system introduced in the early 1980s was designed to fire SS-30, SS-40, SS-60 and SS-80 rockets. The extended range SS-150 can engage targets at 150 kilometers while the FOG-MPM offers high accuracy against armored vehicles, helicopters and fortifications. The Astros TM/AV-MT tactical missile can engage targets at ranges of 300 kilometers.

The Brazilian Army ASTROS 2020 rocket artillery system is the sixth generation ASTROS, ASTROS Mk 6, multiple launch rocket system (MLRS). The ASTROS 2020 weapon system will feature the new AV-TM 300 tactical cruise missile to engage ground targets with high accuracy from distances of up to 300 kilometers. The new weapon system will be provided with ASTROS Mk 6 launching vehicles as well as upgraded ASTROS Mk 3 launchers to the Mk 6 standard. The ASTROS Mk 6 multi-caliber, precision artillery system is expected to enter service with the Brazilian Army by 2020.

ASTROS 2020 Specifications

Wheel Drive: 8x8
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
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ASTROS 2020 News

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on 6 Jul 2018
Friday, July 6, 2018Two Undisclosed Customers Order Fieldguard 3 Artillery Fire Control Radars

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems

Grand Total ?1
Defensive Weapons
Skyfire-70x168
SS-150x4
SS-30x84
SS-40x40
SS-60x12
SS-80x12
Offensive Weapons
AV-TM 300x4
FOG-MPMx12
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