Russian Launcher, 57mm Rocket, UB-16-57-U

 

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Description

The UB-16-57-U is a reusable, aircraft, multi-rocket launcher suspended from external bomb stations, and is used to electrically fire sixteen 57mm aircraft rockets in single, dual, or salvo firing modes.

The launcher is painted with aluminum paint except for the launcher tubes, which have an anodized finish. Instructions and alignment marks on the rear of the launcher are stenciled in red. An aluminum decal with launcher serial number is attached to the upper left side at the rear of the center section. This launcher is available for export through the international arms market. When exported, the instructions on the rear of the launcher will be in the language of the using country. Launcher marking and marking location may vary.

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Source(s)

Collaborative Ordnance Data Repository

Iraq Ordnance Identification Guide (2004)