Luna was replaced by the far more successful K Luna M which was known in the West as the FROG The Luna system was developed in NII from , under Kinetic Luna a moped in India K Luna a short range Soviet ballistic missile K Luna M also known as FROG , a Soviet artillery rocket Luna programme Hamgyong province, North Korea Hwasong R Elbrus Hwasong K
The K Luna M (Russian English moon, NATO reporting name FROG ) is a Soviet short range artillery rocket system which fires unguided and spin stabilized M rocketsIt was originally developed in the s to provide divisional artillery support using tactical nuclear weapons but gradually modified for conventional use.
The Frog is the much less accurate predecessor to the Soviet SS Scarab with similar payload and range capabilitiesThe Scud B is a short range ballistic missile that can travel up to kilometers, but is highly inaccurate, at times landing up to meters from its target.
FROG B (K, M, R ), Luna M The FROG is the latest addition to the "Free Rocket Over Ground" family of unguided, spin stabilized, short range (battlefield support) artillery rocketsThe rocket is of conventional single stage design, with a cylindrical warhead of the same diameter as the rocket body, giving it a cleaner, more modern appearance than its predecessors.
This particular vehicle is, according to NATO, the seventh generation and hence named FROG In Russia this system was called (Luna M or Moon)Besides its name, the Luna M has separate designations for the overall system (K), the rocket itself (M) as well as the transporter erector launcher vehicle (P) hence you will find many different names referring to essentially
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T E 'Luna M' (FROG ) Manufacturer (Rockets) (TEL vehicle) Moscow Institute of Thermal Technology Uncertain at Present Role Battlefield Support Missile Russian Designation Military Designation Military Industrial Number