August 28th, 2015 –
PolitRussia – translated for Fort Russ by Soviet Bear –
Russia has developed a unique
“rocket-bomb” weapon called “Grom-2”, which combines the
properties of missiles and bombs, reports RIA Novosti.
“Grom-2″ is in fact a
glide bomb as there
is another warhead weighing 130 kilograms (286 pounds) instead of an
engine with a total weight of 250 kilograms ,” — said General
Director of Corporation “Tactical missiles” Boris Obnosov.
He noted that the products “Grom-1”
and “Grom-2” were created on the basis of multi-purpose missiles X-38
missiles with laser-guided warhead.
Speaking about the product “Grom-1”,
Obnosov said that it is a missile with an engine, inertial and satellite
guidance system and a large payload of 250 kg (551 pounds) with a total weight
of 522 kilograms.