05 Sep '11, 9am

More powerful, accurate rocket artillery system for SAF

More powerful, accurate rocket artillery system for SAF

The first look at a High Mobility Artillerty Rocket System (HIMARS) vehicle launching a rocket during Exercise Forging Sabre. HIMARS, one of the latest additions to Singapore's arsenal can engage targets up to 70 kilometres away, requires less than 20 seconds to prepare for firing. -- ST PHOTO: BRYAN VAN DER BEEK By Jermyn Chow Singapore's first rocket artillery system unit went into action on Monday, allowing the Republic's land troops to fire faster, further and more accurately in the battlefield. Troops from one of the 23rd Battalion Singapore Artillery's (23 SA) battery showed how the United States-made M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or Himars, gave them greater reach and added firepower than ever before. At the press of a button, the trucks can fire six rockets that can rain 3,800 armour-piercing bomblets over enemy positions some 70km away. Guided by a G...

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