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    Pic of plans for development of Russian artillery/rocket forces.

   Central part - creation of balanced weaponry using limited calibers, unified between Ground Forces, Navy, VDV. Than it goes in expected - increased characteristics, perfomance, automatisation, new materials, unified weapons, etc.

 

   Left - ways to improve missile systems. 1. Creation of hypersonic cruise missile with speed of 1700-3400 m/s, creation new guidance systems and multispectracl optics for it, unified chassis to carry missile systems.

   Artillery - Koalitsiya-SV as interspecific system, on tracked and wheeled chassis. Decrease of number of soldiers involved, increased ROF and survavibility.

 

   Right part - Improvement of high-caliber MRLS. Increased range to 300 km, creation of self-homing submunition with selective homing, decrease time of getting system to ready-to-fire.

   Improvement of medium-caliber MRLS - (122 MRLS "Tsiklon-G") - increase of range to 70 km, increase of rocket warhead power, decrease of reload time.

   And lower part speaks about Baykal NLOS ATGM system.

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23 hours ago, eggs benedict said:

What is the multi purpose part of the LMUR missile ?

It's Warhead works as both HEAT and HEF?

LMUR is weapon for helicopters, question about it can be asked in appropriate thread, in Aviation.

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Long video about Dana M2 Ukrainean trials (in Ukrainean language), production of the SPGs in Ukraine. EA representative says that the vehicles can be later upgraded to Dita by replacing the turret and updating the FCS. Otherwise I understand only few bits here and there. 

 

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https://breakingdefense.com/2021/05/army-discloses-hypersonic-lrhw-range-of-1725-miles-watch-out-china/

 

The Long Range Hypersonic Weapon provides a capability at a distance greater than 2,775 km,” an Army spokesman told me. That’s about 1,725 miles – at a minimum.

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