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8x8 Wheeled Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS)

The PHL-03 serves the modern Chinese Army in the Multiple Launch Rocket System battlefield role.
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Year: 2003
Manufacturer(s): China NORth INdustries COrporation (NORINCO) - China
Production: 100
Crew: 3
Length: 39.37 ft (12 m)
Width: 10.01 ft (3.05 m)
Height: 10.01 ft (3.05 m)
Weight: 44 tons (39,645 kg; 87,402 lb)
Power: 1 x Turbocharged diesel-fueled engine driving a conventional 8x8 wheeled arrangement.
Speed: 37 mph (60 kph)
Ceiling: 528 miles (850 km)
Operators: China


12 x 300mm rocket launch tubes.

12 x 300mm battlefield rockets with various warhead types available; resupply by accompanying ammunition carrier.

Variants / Models

• PHL-03 - Base Series Designation.
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