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Syria’s ‘Dirty Dozen’: The Grad

In a major new investigation, AOAV shines a spotlight on twelve of the worst explosive weapons in Syria, investigating some of the biggest and most dangerous bombs, shells, and rockets. Weapons whose wide-area effect are tearing civilians’ lives apart.

Grad means ‘Hail’ in Russian. It is a multiple rocket launcher system that fires 40 unguided, high-explosive fragmentation rockets. It is described as the most widespread artillery rocket system in the world.

Infographic: The Grad

IGw DD Grad

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