The Russian military has battle tested its cutting-edge Tornado-S multiple rocket launcher system in Syria, Vladimir Lepin, general director of the systems’ manufacturer, AO NPO Splav, said commeting the results of the company on December 25.
The Tornado-S is a long range system developed to hit targets at ranges of up to 120 kilometers with pinpoint accuracy. The system uses guided rockets that utilize an improved version of the special GLONASS satellite navigation system.
Currently, the Russian Ground Forces are the sole operator of the system. The weapon is capable of firing six rounds in 20 seconds. It is based on the chassis of the KamAZ-63501 8×8 military truck for enhanced tactical mobility.