Unguided rocket projectile 9M59

Реактивный снаряд 9М59

The 9M59 Unmanned Rocket Launchers (Hurricane MLRS) are designed for operational remote setting of anti-tank minefields both in front of the enemy's military equipment units at the edge of the attack and in the area where they are concentrated.

In 1989, the Unmanned Rocket Launcher 9M59 ("Nebula") was completed. Order of the Minister of Defense of the USSR № 0295 of November 28, 1989 the projectile was taken into service of the Soviet Army.

Main tactical and technical characteristics
Caliber, mm 220
Weight, kg 270
Length, mm 5178
Header type equipped with anti-tank mines that operate under the full projection of the tank
Weight of the head part, kg 90
Length of the head end, mm 1730
Quantity of PTM "PTM-3G", pcs. 9
Weight of the mine, kg 4,85
Mass of explosives in a mine, kg 1,85
Type of mine detonator electronic, magnetic
Time to self-liquidation, h 16–24
Range of flight of the projectile, m:  
minimum 10 000
maximum 35 000
Temperature range of combat application, ° C – 40 – +50
Overall dimensions of the container with four NURS, mm 5370×725×711
The weight of the container with four NURS, kg 1354