I don't think you understand the Katyushka system - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 08.08.06 | 04:22 (IDT)

    "Neither is it for Hez to target their rockets at Haifa`s petrochemical plants. Those haven`t moved either since the pictures from GoogleEarth." - Bor de Wolf I think they would have LOVED to hit a petrochemical plant. The Katyushka was never designed as a precision weapon. It is an area saturation weapon. The only 'guidance" it has is elevation and azimuth. It is subject to wide dispersion due to manufacturing tolerances, and environmental factors such as temperature, winds aloft, rotation of the earth, and operator error. There is an old joke about not being able to hit a bull in the ass with a base fiddle. With a katyushka at maximum range, your lucky to hit a town. The Katyushka is a terror weapon and nothing more.

    from the article: IDF shoots down Hezbollah drone over sea near Haifa coast
    First published 00:00 07.08.06 | Last updated 00:00 07.08.06
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