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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
PLAN decommission of the day: FFG516 "Jiujiang" China's only MLR fire-support frigate
No tubes: 50 x 5 (250)
Max effective range: 20km
Max range with extended range rocket: 30km
elevation: 0-60 degrees
Field/angle:+- 120 degrees.
Rate of fire: 50 rounds: 18-20 seconds.
Max change rate of elevation: 16 degrees per second.
Max change rate of direction: 16 degrees per second.