WR-40 Langusta

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WR-40 Langusta
WR-40 Langusta, MSPO 2007.JPG
WR-40 prototype
Type Self-propelled multiple rocket launcher
Place of origin Poland
Service history
Used by Wojska Lądowe
Production history
Manufacturer Huta Stalowa Wola
Weight 17,000 kilograms (37,479 lb)
Length 8.58 m (28 ft 2 in)
Width 2.54 m (8 ft 4 in)
Height 2.74 m (9 ft)
Crew 4

Caliber 122.4 mm (4.8 in)
Barrels 40
Maximum firing range 42 km[1]

Armor Steel
Engine Iveco Aifo Cursor 8 EURO 3
259 kW (347 hp)
Suspension 6x6 wheeled
650 km (400 mi)
Speed 85 km/h (53 mph)

WR-40 Langusta is a Polish self-propelled multiple rocket launcher developed by Centrum Produkcji Wojskowej HSW SA. The first 32 units of the WR-40 entered service in 2010.

The Langusta is based on a deeply modernized and re-worked Soviet cold-war era BM-21 launcher. The carrier used is a 6x6 Jelcz truck model P662D.35 with armoured crew-cabin.[2][3]

Another step in the modernization of Polish rocket artillery is project 'Homar', corresponding to MLRS rocket system, carried on from 2007.

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