The video shows heavy Russian rocket launcher systems firing thermobaric projectiles.

TOS-1A. Photos and videos: Reproduction from Telegram t.me/mod_russia
TOS-1A. Photos and videos: Reproduction from Telegram t.me/mod_russia

Video released by the Russian Ministry of Defense shows the work of crews of heavy rocket launcher systems Tos-1a during the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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According to the video: Specialists in radiation, chemical, and biological protection of Airborne Troops are attacking the enemy hiding in defensive positions and buried shelters with 220 mm unguided thermobaric projectiles.

Additionally, crews of heavy rocket launcher systems are destroying observation posts, defense positions, ammunition caches, and artillery positions.

The Tos-1a is considered one of the enemy’s primary targets. To ensure safety and prevent sabotage, the teams are protected by security groups.

Video shows heavy Russian rocket launcher systems and their fearsome thermobaric projectiles Tos-1a is considered one of the enemy’s primary targets. To ensure safety and prevent sabotage, the teams are protected by security groups.

Thermobaric projectiles

Thermobaric projectiles are munitions that use a combination of oxygen and fuel to generate a highly destructive explosion.
When the projectile is detonated, the mixture of fuel and oxygen ignites, producing an intense fireball and a powerful shockwave that can cause significant damage to structures and enemy personnel.

These munitions are often used in military operations to destroy bunkers, caves, and other enemy fortifications.

Tos-1a

Video shows heavy Russian rocket launcher systems and their fearsome thermobaric projectiles Video shows heavy Russian rocket launcher systems and their fearsome thermobaric projectiles

TOS-1A (also known as TOS-1 Buratino) is a multiple rocket launcher system designed and manufactured by Russia. It is based on the chassis of a T-72 tank and is capable of launching 24 unguided rockets of 220 mm, which can be equipped with thermobaric or high-explosive fragmentation warheads.

The TOS-1A was developed in the late 1980s and entered service with the Russian army in the early 2000s. It has been used in various conflicts, including the Chechen wars, the Russo-Georgian War, and the Syrian Civil War.

The TOS-1A is known for its devastating firepower and received the nickname “Buratino” after the main character of a Russian children’s book that shoots flames from its fingers. It is primarily used to destroy fortified positions, bunkers, and other static targets and is highly effective in urban warfare due to its ability to create large explosions and powerful shockwaves.

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