The Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) will today begin a five-day exercise testing a new multiple rocket launcher in Kompong Speu province, the armed forces’ third such training event this year. Defense Minister Tea Banh will preside over RCAF’s first-ever testing of the RM-70 truck-mounted rocket launcher, a Czechoslovakian-designed upgrade of the Russian-designed BM-21 that had been used in the past. “This type of rocket we will fire is not a BM-21, it is a more modern kind of rocket launcher so we need to provide training,” said Lieutenant General Nop Ratana, a commander at the ACO Tank
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