Ukraine’s Servicemen Apply MLRS With S-8 Aircraft Missiles Based On Pickup Truck (Video)

Video screenshot / Credits: @bayraktar_1love
Video screenshot / Credits: @bayraktar_1love

Some of the units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine use pickup trucks as a chassis for shooting aviation missiles at russian invaders

The footage uploaded on Twitter clearly shows the modified vehicle and the system itself. The caption states that this technical MLRS uses S-8 aircraft missiles.

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The pickup is said to receive an additional stabilization, control system from inside. Also, several types of warheads available.

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The center console / Photo credit: @bayraktar_1love

The 80mm aviation unguided missiles are designed to destroy enemy equipment and manpower from the air. Different types of aircraft were carriers of such missiles: attack aircraft, bombers, fighter-bomber and helicopters of different types, as Militarnyi reminds.

The C-8 missiles in this case have very low accuracy and high scattering of fire, but it still can be used to strike at enemy positions.

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