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FV2 Bateleur

127mm Multiple Launch Rocket System



Country of Origin/Used by: South Africa
First Produced/Service Dates: 1989
Manufactured by: Rheinmetall Denel Munitions
Crew: 5
Armament: (40) 127mm Rockets
Engine: (10) Cylinder Diesel
Miscellaneous Info: The Bateleur is mounted on an armored Samil 100 10-ton Truck (Kwvol ).  The vehicle is named after a sub-Saharan bird of prey.
Data Sheet Available:   None Available


Reference Source/Provider
Bateleur MLRS Photos Chris Baxter (Owner of BaxMod Models)- South Africa
      Bateleur MLRS Photos Marius van Aardt - South Africa (The SA Bushwar Page)

References Available


Reference Source/Provider
Bateleur MLRS Information & Photos Military Today.Come


Reference Author
South African Armoured Vehicles: A History of Innovation & Excellence (Helion & Company, Ltd) Dr. Dewald Venter
Surviving The Ride: A Pictorial History of South African Manufactured Mine-Protected Vehicles (30 Degrees South Publications) Steve Camp & Helmoed-Romer Heitman

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Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
Bateleur MLRS Model Kit BaxMod Models 1/35 Multi-Media

Model Photos

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