Sudan Armed Forces Mobile Rocket Launchers


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Imagery captured on 28 June reveals that the Government of Sudan has positioned four vehicles consistent with multiple-rocket launcher (MRL) systems at a recently reinforced base within 65 kilometers of the tense border region of South Kordofan. The rocket launchers, consistent with BM-21 Grads, have a range of 20 kilometers and are capable of launching a hail of 40 rockets in a single volley.

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Read the report, "Strike Range: Apparent Deployment of SAF Mobile Rocket Launchers Near South Kordofan."

Read the press release, "Satellites Reveal Government of Sudan Has Positioned Rocket Launchers Near Nuba Mountains."