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Belarus Military Ballistic Missile System Accidentally Crashes Into House

Belarus Military Ballistic Missile System Accidentally Crashes Into House
Tochka-U tactical missile system crashes into house – Credits: auto.tut.by

on 5 April, a Tochka-U short-range ballistic missile system Armed Forces of Belarus crossed a roadway and drove through a house in Moiseevichi, Asipovichy district.

No one was hurt as a result of the accident, but the house was seriously damaged.

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The missile system on its transporter-erector-launcher was evacuated out using heavy vehicles.

It is reported that the military convoy, which included the Tochka-U missile systems, was moving towards Slutsk.

The Tochka-U (Western reporting name SS-21 or Scarab B) is a Soviet-era high-precision missile system is intended for effective destruction of priority small-size and area targets in the tactical depth of enemy formations round the clock, in any weather and season.

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The Tochka can carry conventional, nuclear, or chemical warheads.

The maximum range of fire is 70 km. It has a CEP of 160 m.

A standard missile is 6.4 m long and weighs 2 000 kg.

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Warhead weights about 480 kg, depending on the type.

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