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The Grad rocket launcher equips EUTM Mali

The artillery of the "Sigi" battalion learns the use of GRAD 2M rocket launchers (Credits: EUTM Mali)
The artillery of the “Sigi” battalion learns the use of GRAD 2M rocket launchers
(Credits: EUTM Mali)

(BRUSSELS2) The European mission EUTM Mali received GRAD 2M rocket launchers. Spanish “fire support” trainers use this rocket launcher to instruct the artillery batteries of the Malian battalions at their Koulikoro training camp. Caliber 122 mm, its maximum range is 20 km. And it is the main weapon of the artillery batteries of the Malian battalions trained by the Europeans, EUTM Mali is told. The soldiers of the “mortar sections” of the battalion infantry companies are trained in the use of 60mm mortars (M57 model).

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