Russian Long-range Rocket Launcher 9A52-2 Smerch
The long-range rocket launcher 9A52 Smerch designed by the Russian Splav State Research and Production Enterprise entered service in 1987. Its variant 9A52-2 is currently the army unit’s long-range assault firepower in Russian Army. It mainly provides fire support and suppresses and destroys enemies within the operational area. When necessary, it can be used to reinforce to an assault division unit. The 9A52 Smerch is based on a MAZ-7310 chassis. The rocket launcher contains twelve 300mm launch tubes. Its minimum and maximum firing ranges are 20km and 90km, respectively. It’s fitted with an inertial guidance system with a laser gyroscope. It can fire a variety of rockets with different warheads like anti-personnel cluster bombs, incendiary cluster bombs, fuel-air explosives and mine-laying cluster bombs. It’s one of the most advanced rocket launchers in the world.


KIT INFO
This 1/35 scale Russian Long-range Rocket Launcher 9A52-2 Smerch plastic model kit has a movable suspension system. Two pairs of front wheels are steerable. Complete engine and transmission subassemblies are included. All hatch doors and windows can be built open or closed. The launch tubes can be elevated and rotated like on the real vehicle. Precision PE parts, vinyl parts and mirror film are included.
Length: 351mm    Width: 88mm

 


 

  • The 9A52-2 Smerch long-range rocket launcher in the firing position looks so mighty.

  • Precision interior details can be seen after removing the top cover.

  • All doors can be built open or closed. Cab interior details can be seen when its doors are open.

  • There are precision details on the front of the vehicle. The cold weather engine cover is realistically represented.

  • PE light guard looks more realistic.

  • With the rocket warheads, rocket tails and launch tube covers included in the kit, you can build the rocket launcher as you like.

  • The launch tubes can be elevated and rotated like on the real vehicle. Sighting unit and sighting platform can be elevated and lowered. So the Smerch can be built in travel or firing positions.

  • The suspension system is movable. The chassis has rich details.

  • Precision engine and transmission parts are realistically represented.

  • Hydraulic stabilizing pads on both sides can be built in deployed or retracted position.

  • the first two pairs of front wheels are steerable.

  • This kit contains yellow and clear sprues, vinyl parts, tires, a decal sheet, PE parts and a piece of mirror foil.