WSJ: US approves deliveries of MLRS and HIMARS long-range multiple rocket launchers to Ukraine

By: Miroslav Trynko | 28.05.2022, 11:30
WSJ: US approves deliveries of MLRS and HIMARS long-range multiple rocket launchers to Ukraine

The other day information appeared in the media that the administration of US President Joe Bidan plans to convey Ukraine long-range jet systems salvo fire. Looks like the delivery has been approved.

HIMARS M142

This is reported by the American edition of The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous messages from American officials. As for the official statement of the government, it will be made as early as next week, and the first deliveries of equipment will begin in early June.

For those who are not in course

M270MLRSAmerican multiple launch rocket system on the tracked base of the BMP "Bradley". It is designed to carry out combat missions of defeat and destruction from closed firing positions at a distance of more than 30 km. It can be used at any time of the day and in all weather conditions. 

M270MLRS

HIMARS M142 - american multiple launch rocket system on a wheeled chassis. It was created on the basis of a five-ton FMTV wheeled chassis of the US Army. RSZV can carry six rockets or one ATACMS operational-tactical ballistic missile. The operating range of the HIMARS M142 is from 2 to 500 km (depending on the shells).

Source: WSJ

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