TEL AVIV (Aug. 25)
The Israel military industries, now marking the 50th anniversary of their establishment in the pre-State days, have disclosed two of their latest products, both the result of local Israel research and development.
One is a 60-mm gun mounted on a swivel which can be attached to a standard armored personnel car- rier or other vehicle. The gun has a high muzzle velocity which its producers say enables it to put out of commission the heavy Soviet-made T-72 tanks now in use by the Syrians.
The other product is a multi-barrel Katyusha-like rocket launcher which can fire either 18 or 36 rockets simultaneously or in close sequence. The 160-mm rockets have a range of 30 kilometers. The multi-barrel launchers are at present intended only for export.