Ukraine has acquired the first US-made M270 MLRS rocket launcher system (YARS).

According to the report of APA with reference to UNIAN, the Minister of Defense of the country Alexei Reznikov informed about this.

The minister said that the new weapons will be used together with HIMARS systems.

According to information available in open sources, the M270 MLRS is mounted on tracked vehicles.

The weapon is designed to destroy military equipment, assembly and command posts at any time of the day and in any weather conditions.

The M270 can hit a target up to 30 kilometers away.