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FIDAE: Argentine rocket launcher showcased

26th March 2014 - 12:30 GMT | by Tim Fish in Santiago


The new Lanzacohetes CP-30 multiple rocket launcher (MRL) being developed in Argentina has been placed on display at FIDAE 2014.

A spokesman from the Argentine military told Shephard that the system has been under development by the Argentine scientific research organisation CITIDEF and manufactured by Fabricaciones Militaries (FM) since 2008.

‘The testing in the field is finished. The [Argentine] Army tested the vehicle in different environments over different terrain,’ he said.

He added that he expects a further year or two of testing before the Lanzacohetes is ready and that six vehicles have been built that are fitted with the

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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