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In the US, created a lightweight rocket system for installation on cars

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The American defense company Arnold Defense has created a new lightweight missile system with unguided rockets. It is assumed that it can be installed on armored vehicles, pickups and even ATVs, providing artillery support during the fighting, reports Popular Mechanics


During the Civil War in Libya, which began in 2011 and continues to this day, homemade missile fire systems based on unified NURS UB-16-57 units, loaded with C-5 missiles, and mounted on pickups and jeeps. When used, such a system did not allow aiming at all. The calculation was made rather on the density of the fire and the effect produced.

In the US, created a lightweight rocket system for installation on cars

Libyan pickups with rocket launchers UB-57-16.


Having looked at the principle of such improvised installations, the American company Arnold Defense created the Fletcher missile system, which consists of four unguided missiles in one launcher. A fully equipped unit weighs only 72 kilograms, which allows you to install it on almost any equipment. The missiles used are Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System -2 (APKWS-2). These are modernized Hydra-70 missiles, the main unguided aviation missiles of the american army. They are used most often in launchers M-261 and M-260 for 19 and 7 shots.


Fletcher missile system

To install the Fletcher, the rockets were upgraded, they had side ribs for greater stability and a laser sight. With the help of a laser rocket is aimed at the target and launched to it. It is assumed that at a distance of 5 kilometers, a rocket will be able to hit a standing target with a probability of about 80 percent. Shooting is conducted, not as instituted by the pilots "immediately and a lot", but one by one. So in theory, when shooting from a Fletcher installation, you can hit four different targets.

Nevertheless, such a rocket launcher will be in demand for small infantry groups that do not have artillery support, as well as for installation on ships of the coast guard.
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  1. stolz
    stolz 24 October 2017 10: 52
    12
    Similarly, they work for terrorists. Army shit is not necessary.
    1. Fight
      Fight 24 October 2017 10: 58
      +4
      My first thought was about it too!
      1. Shurik70
        Shurik70 24 October 2017 11: 13
        +2
        For these purposes, the army uses small-caliber mortars for mounted fire and grenade launchers for direct fire. Both reliable and accurate, time-tested weapons. Ammunition to which there is a sufficient amount in warehouses, and these ammunition is also relatively cheap.
    2. Berber
      Berber 24 October 2017 11: 01
      +4
      Why? The idea is not bad and budgetary. But most likely for sale.
      1. Solomon Kane
        Solomon Kane 24 October 2017 11: 15
        +5
        Each such Fletcher must be adequately answered .....
        1. Lycan
          Lycan 25 October 2017 10: 19
          0
          But will not it be greasy?
          Enough howitzers with experienced personnel, but a sufficient degree of accuracy.
          Of course, if Fletcher inserts a remote correction module, then here you can send DRGs and send them with air support. Well, at least a missile-carrying UAV.
        2. Krabik
          Krabik 25 October 2017 23: 46
          0
          I offer a T-5000 rifle from Lobaev to clean the area of ​​barmaley with Fletcher.
      2. Wedmak
        Wedmak 24 October 2017 11: 16
        +2
        The idea is not bad and budgetary.

        It’s even hard to imagine what this work is designed for. Shot and fled, is that how the army works? Although for provocations just right!
        1. Berber
          Berber 24 October 2017 13: 40
          +2
          Our TOZs also work for 5 km. The comparison is not entirely correct, but the principles are similar.
          1. Wedmak
            Wedmak 24 October 2017 14: 24
            0
            The comparison is not entirely correct.

            I would even say it’s not at all correct. 30 rockets with thermobaric warheads and this whistle on 4 rockets.
            We are not even talking about accuracy. 80% ... and if not hit? One more? And then what is it better than conventional ATGM? That even more precisely, controlled, and even carried by two people. It would be interesting to compare the cost of this miracle on wheels of the same Cornet with 4 shots.
            1. Berber
              Berber 24 October 2017 14: 42
              +1
              I to the question: are our TOZs also for provocations? They also hit 5 km.
              1. Wedmak
                Wedmak 24 October 2017 16: 57
                0
                Are our TOZs also for provocations?

                Our CBT for burning areas together with everything on their premises. What provocations are there ...
            2. just exp
              just exp 24 October 2017 16: 18
              +2
              here, too, missiles are guided, they have a laser seeker, read what missiles they shoot, it’s not just NAR, it’s modified NAR with a laser seeker, such as in the states and Saxons put on turntables. cost from 10 to 20 kilobax. which is cheaper than conventional SDs for such an application, which cost from 100 kilobaks.
              in general, something like jdam for NAR
    3. RL
      RL 24 October 2017 11: 49
      0
      That look at the "Messenger of Mordovia." There you will see which "carts" from Russia appear in Syria. True, they do not write there how many of them are captured by both the IGilovites and the protiassad opposition.
  2. sa-ag
    sa-ag 24 October 2017 11: 10
    0
    Well, what nonsense - NURSy, if the AIM-9 Sindwinder were screwed onto a pickup truck, that was the matter :-)
  3. Kerensky
    Kerensky 24 October 2017 11: 15
    +2
    Yes. The thing is clearly not for the army. For some reason, donkeys are seen on mountain trails ...
    1. Solomon Kane
      Solomon Kane 24 October 2017 11: 17
      +8
      ..... like this?
      1. Kerensky
        Kerensky 24 October 2017 11: 20
        +1
        So what? Donkey stomp such a TPK. The second will be CABM ...
  4. Pacifist
    Pacifist 24 October 2017 11: 32
    +4
    For nothing but cutting the American budget, this is not necessary, because to solve the problem we take UB-57-16 or, in their case, M-260, fasten it to an adjustable frame. We attach a dependent level and goniometers to it and spend a couple of hours compiling a ballistic table for these ammunition. The cost of equipment that even perfume in a garage can build will be approximately equal to the dinner of the same perfume in the back room, and the result will be the same.
    1. RL
      RL 24 October 2017 12: 03
      +1
      They say they saw and we can? And is it in Holy Russia, brighter and the hope of the rest of the world? With Orthodox ties and "house building"?
      Talk about the "cut" leave for economic forums.
      First notice in front of your own threshold, then point to the neighbors with your finger.
      Everywhere they try to saw, sometimes they succeed, sometimes they don’t, but since they are sawing in Russia, it can only be in Latin America or in deaf Africa. I do not want to offend the “friends” of Russia, but I have to.
      And, in the states for cuts, the one who is caught is very painfully punished, despite the ranks and merits.
      1. Pacifist
        Pacifist 24 October 2017 12: 46
        +1
        I can already see how they are being punished there. You apparently didn’t read further than the first phrase, and you also came up with something for me. Where in my commentary says what is possible for us and why did you decide that I meant it at all? Let’s not think for me what I thought.
        As a person in the subject, I can say that the cost of upgrading a jeep to use such a setup at Leroy prices will be 8-10k rubles. Evaluate how much Arnold Defense will meet when delivering to the US Army?
      2. just exp
        just exp 24 October 2017 16: 21
        0
        read about the level of corruption in the EU, they dig more than the whole budget of the Russian Federation.
        and states sawing even more. it’s just that you can’t publish such an info there, but only those who are out of the pack are planted. they make scapegoats from them and blow fanfare about the fact that they are planting corrupt officials.
        Threat more Pentagon tyry only in the Fed.
    2. Kerensky
      Kerensky 24 October 2017 13: 55
      0
      The cost of equipment that even perfume in a garage can build will be approximately equal to the dinner of the same perfume in the back room, and the result will be the same.

      I agree. NURSY can be hammered into wooden boxes and to direct the box itself with wedges. Only ts-ss! And don’t show the tables to them and don’t give the link to the ballistic calculator - let them suffer!
      And then you’re thinking of what they thought:
      It is estimated that at a distance of up to 5 kilometers, the rocket will be able to hit a standing target with a probability of about 80 percent.

      What target? !!
  5. Roma 1977
    Roma 1977 24 October 2017 12: 01
    0
    "By order of an unidentified foreign organization."
  6. Holsten
    Holsten 24 October 2017 13: 31
    +1
    That's who actually was the author of the jihad mobile project - the idea was tested, and now they decided to improve it.
  7. Old26
    Old26 24 October 2017 16: 10
    +2
    Quote: Wedmak
    It’s even hard to imagine what this work is designed for. Shot and fled, is that how the army works? Although for provocations just right!

    Imagine a village somewhere in the North Caucasus. In one of the houses, terrorists seized the hostages they were holding, well, for example, in the basement or in another room.

    Almost everything in the radius is shot from the house, for example, 500-700 meters. How will you smoke such terrorists? Tank and direct fire? Or from mortars? But there is dispersion. The grenade launcher does not fit - far away. ATGM - it is possible, but is it at the right time in the right place. Such a system with a laser sight and sufficiently high accuracy can be demanded in parts of the light infantry, which moves in jeeps and ATVs. There you can’t pull the gun or mortar behind you. And this system with NURSs is quite.
  8. Dead duck
    Dead duck 25 October 2017 12: 23
    +6
    The US defense company Arnold Defense has created a new lightweight missile system with unguided missiles.

    they had side ribs for greater stability and a laser sight. Using a laser, a missile is aimed at a target and launched towards it.

    Is there a laser sight on the rockets? ... on unmanaged ... with control ... what
  9. Kunica
    Kunica 25 October 2017 23: 23
    0
    Mounted on a single-humped camel.