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January 19, 2008

War Pron

Over at Cuffy's place.

His link requires registration, but a simple google search for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems will bring up lots of good articles, if you're so inclined.

Called the “70-kilometer sniper rifle” by soldiers in combat, the GMLRS is receiving positive feedback from the field, Kinne said. . “Guided MLRS has revolutionized the role of field artillery into the urban fight,” he said. “We can now take a rocket, shoot it up to 70 kilometers and put it precisely on a target while reducing collateral damage."

Cuffy includes a nifty video of a rooftop sniper conducting an involuntary personal evaluation of this munition.
The test rendered him unable to complete the survey questionnaire; however, on-site military personnel appear to claim that this itself is proof of the rocket's efficacy.

I guess we'll never know.

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