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WR-40 Langusta
WR-40 Langusta, MSPO 2007
WR-40 prototype
Type Self-propelled multiple rocket launcher
Place of origin Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Service history
Used by Wojska Lądowe
Production history
Manufacturer Huta Stalowa Wola
Specifications
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 range 1.6–42 km (0.99–26.10 mi)[1]

Armor Steel
Engine Iveco Aifo Cursor 8 EURO 3
259 kW (347 hp)
Suspension 6x6 wheeled
Operational
range
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 will enter service in 2010. The Langusta is based on a deeply modernized Soviet 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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