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Indonesia MLRS
« on: December 30, 2016, 08:57:55 PM »
Indonesia Marine Corps took delivery of 9 RM-70 Vampir 122mm MLRS from Czech Republic. | Army Recognition - 03 August 2016
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The Indonesian Marine Corps took delivery of nine RM-70 Vampir 122mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System), an upgraded version of the Czech RM-70. The system was upgraded by the Czech Company Excalibur Army. Indonesia plans to purchase a total of 36 RM-70 Vampir 122mm MLRS.

RM-70 Vampir 122mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) during firing test in Indonesia.

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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2016, 08:59:27 PM »
Indonesian Marine Corps receives four Type 90B Multiple Launch Rocket Systems from China | Army Recognition - 29 December 2016
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According to local sources, the Indonesian Marine Corps (Korps Marinir, or KORMAR) recently took delivery of a batch of four Type 90B 122 mm multiple rocket systems from China. The four artillery systems have been handed over under a contract signed in 2015 between Indonesia and the Chinese defense contractor NORINCO.

Sources within KORMAR stated that firing tests of the Type 90B MLRS systems are now being conducted in various undisclosed sites in East Java.

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The Type 90B is the second generation of Type 90 series MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) of 122mm caliber. The weapon system is designed and manufactured by the Chinese Defense Company NORINCO. The first version of Type 90 MLRS was unveiled in the mid-1990s, followed by the Type 90B in 2004.

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Re: Indonesia MLRS
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2016, 02:59:17 PM »
Indonesia takes delivery of 122 mm rocket systems from China
Ridzwan Rahmat, Singapore - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
28 December 2016
   
http://www.janes.com/article/66543/indonesia-takes-delivery-of-122-mm-rocket-systems-from-china?utm_campaign=%5BPMP%5D_PC5308_Jane%27s%20360%2028.12.16_KP_Deployment&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

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The Indonesian Marines Corps is now equipped with the Type 90B multiple rocket system from China

System may be equipped with indigenously developed R-Han 122 B rockets

The Indonesian Marines Corps (Korps Marinir, or KORMAR) has taken delivery of four units of the Type 90B 122 mm (40-round) multiple rocket system (MRS) from China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO).

Sources within the service told IHS Jane's on 27 December that first test firings of the system are being conducted until the end of the month at various undisclosed locations throughout East Java.

The systems have been delivered under a 2015 contract signed between the Indonesian Ministry of Defence and NORINCO. Indonesia is the first known export customer of the Type 90B variant.

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