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Roxel 122mm rockets for Romania

20th September 2017 - 09:00 GMT | by Erwan de Cherisey in Paris


French rocket and missiles propulsion manufacturer Roxel is set to provide Romania with new engines for 122 mm rockets as part of a major procurement effort.

The Romanian Army currently operates the APRA-40 122mm Multiple Rocket Launcher (MRL), as well as the LAROM, an improved version in the same caliber fitted with a fire control system (FCS).

Romania has also fielded the LAROM 160, a modified derivative fitted with 160mm rocket pods designed to fire the Israeli-made Light Artillery Rocket (LAR).

While the 160mm offers a theoretical range of over 40 km, it appears to have failed to live up to

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Erwan de Cherisey


Erwan de Cherisey

Erwan de Cherisey is a writer on international affairs and defence.

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