New multiple-launch rocket system Polonez to enter service with Belarus army in July

The multiple-launch rocket system (MLRS) Polonez will enter service with the Belarusian Armed Forces in July 2016, head of missile forces and artillery of the Armed Forces – head of the missile forces and artillery department of the General Staff Henadz Kazlouski said on Tuesday.

According to the official, the process of handing the multiple-launch rocket system to the Armed Forces is underway. Polonez is being finalized in line with the customer’s needs.

“The Armed Forces will accept the system for service on 17 July,” state-run news agency BelTA quotes Kazlouski as saying.

Multiple-launch rocket system Polonez has been designed by Belarusian defense companies. One Polonez can deliver precision strikes against eight targets simultaneously, with deviation from specified coordinates staying under 30m.

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