Specifications for the
6x6 Wheeled Multiple Launch Rocket System
Country of Origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Automotive Factory No. 2 ZiS / ZiL - Soviet Union
Initial Year of Service: 1949
Production Total: 6,000
Focus Model: BM-24 (Katyusha)
Overall Length: 21.98 ft (6.70 m)
Width: 7.55 ft (2.30 m)
Height: 9.55 ft (2.91 m)
Weight: 10.1 US Short Tons (9,200 kg; 20,283 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x ZiL-151 6-cylinder water-cooled, gasoline-fueled engine developing 109 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 40 mph (65 km/h)
Maximum Range: 267 miles (430 km)
NBC Protection: None
12 x 240mm M-24FUD rockets (HE, Smoke, Chemical) by way of launcher rails over rear of carrier vehicle.
Dependent upon ammunition carrier. Various warhead types.
BM-24 - Base Series Designation; launcher fitted to rear of ZiL-151 6x6 utility truck.
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