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Eaglemoss 1:72 Modern Combat Vehicles CV0002
BM-27 Uragan MRLS Diecast Model
Russian Army, Russia

1:72 Scale   Length   Width
BM-27 Uragan MRLS   5.25"   1.5"


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The BM-27 Uragan (Hurricane) is a self-propelled multiple rocket launcher system designed in the Soviet Union. It began its service with the Soviet Army in the late 1970s, as its first modern spin and fin stabilized heavy multiple rocket launcher. It is capable of launching 220 mm rockets from 16 launch tubes mounted on the rear of a ZIL-135 8x8 chassis. It has 2 gasoline engines that power its 20 tonnes to a maximum speed of 65 kilometers per hour. One engine drives the 4 wheels on the left of the truck while the other engine drives the 4 wheels on the right. The ZIL-135 has 8 wheel drive, but only the front and rear axles are used for steering. It has a maximum cruising range of 500 kilometers. Before firing, stabilizing jacks must be lowered and the blast shield raised to protect the cab and its occupants. Indirect fire aiming is achieved with the use of a PG-1 panoramic telescope. The BM-27 can use HE-FRAG, chemical, ICM or scatterable mine (PTM-3 or PFM-1) submunition equipped rockets all of which are detonated by electric timing fuses. Each rocket weighs 280.4 kilograms. The warheads weigh between 90 and 100 kilograms depending on type. A full salvo of 16 rockets can be fired in 20 seconds and can engage targets within a range of 35 kilometers. Because of the size of the warhead, the range of the rocket and the speed that a salvo can be delivered, the BM-27 is very effective at mine laying. Each 220 mm rocket can scatter 312 anti-personnel PFM-1 mines. Minefields can be laid behind a retreating enemy or even be used to trap an enemy by encircling them with mines. Tactics such as this were often used by the Soviets in Afghanistan.

BM-27 Uragan MRLS

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Eaglemoss 1:72 Modern Combat Vehicles

The Eaglemoss Collections "1:72 Modern Combat Vehicles" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of modern day military vehicles in 1:72 scale. To help keep the price down, these items arrive in low-cost, discardable blister type packaging.

Eaglemoss Collections "1:72 Modern Combat Vehicles" diecast vehicles feature:

  • Diecast metal and plastic construction.
  • Rotating turret and accurate hull.
  • Fitted, non-moving tracks and detailed non-rotating wheels.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.

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