Tornado-G  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): April 2011
Total Production: 30
Also Known As: 9K55 and Grad-1
Origin: Russia
Corporations: Splav
Parent System: Tornado
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): April 2011
Total Production: 70
Family Members: Tornado-S
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Description: The Tornado-G is a new multiple rocket launch system (MLRS) developed as the replacement for the Grad and Uragan rocket artillery systems in service with the Russian Army. The Tornado-G artillery system fires up to 12 300mm rockets aided by the GLONASS system to achieve outstanding accuracy with a maximum range of 90 kilometers. The system also features improved effectiveness, automated control and aiming compared with existing Russian rocket artillery systems. Recent reports suggest that the maximum range is 40 kilometers firing 122mm rockets with the whole system being similar to 6x6 truck-mounted Grad system. The Tornado-G entered service with the Russian Army in April 2011. The Russian Army plans to deploy 30 Tornado-G systems by 2012 replacing only the BM-21 Grad rocket system.

Tornado-G Specifications

Artillery Tubes: 40
Wheel Drive: 6x6
Dimensions
Artillery Tube Caliber: 122 millimeter
Performance
Weapon Max Range: 40 kilometer
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

Tornado-G News

There are 6 news between
28 Mar 2011 and 21 Aug 2016
Sunday, August 21, 2016New Russian Army Armored Vehicles to Receive Slat Armor Against Tandem Warheads
Saturday, January 16, 2016Russian Army to Receive Over 40 Tornado-S Rocket Systems
Friday, July 24, 2015Russian Army Receives New Tornado-G 122m Rocket Artillery Systems
Wednesday, November 19, 2014S-80FP Rocket Enters Service with Russian Army
Monday, November 19, 2012Russia Developing Tornado-S Ultra Long-Range Rocket System
Monday, March 28, 2011Russian Army to Get New Tornado-G Multiple Launch Rocket System

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