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Video of the first combat use of the HIMARS MLRS by the Ukrainian army — UNIAN

HIMARS is an American highly mobile multiple launch rocket system developed in the late 90s.

HIMARS complex with GMLRS / US Army missiles

The first video of the combat use of long-range American MLRS HIMARS on the battlefield.

The video was posted on Facebook by Pavel Narozhny.

The Ukrainian military fired several volleys at once towards the positions of the occupiers.

On June 23, Defense Minister Alexei Reznikov said about the arrival of HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems from the USA. The first tranche, according to open data, included four MLRS units.

On the same day Washington announced the transfer of additional HIMARS to Ukraine.

HIMARS is an American highly mobile multiple launch rocket system developed in the late 90s.

This MLRS is designed to destroy areas of concentration of artillery systems, air defense systems and fire support, trucks, combat vehicles and armored personnel carriers, as well as to provide fire support to its units.

The system is designed to fire guided and unguided missiles. The maximum range is 300 km.

Ukraine has so far received missiles with a range of up to 80 km.

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