Mobile launcher vehicle

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Soviet ZIL-135 launcher vehicle

A mobile launcher vehicle is a type of Missile vehicle on a multi-wheel-drive or tracked chassis carrying one or more ground-to-ground or ground-to-air explosive missiles, along with the personnel and equipment needed to prepare, organize, and execute a launch of such missiles.

Purpose of mobility:

  • going to a suitable launch location
  • being less easy to locate by the enemy, hence less vulnerable


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