The Army Command issued a statement on Wednesday whereby it announced that a Syrian chopper violated Lebanon's airspace in the town of Arsal, launched 6 rockets toward the town's square, and injured one.I've now been sent images from the scene of the remains of the rockets used
In the details, citizen Mohammad Ahmad al-Breidi was wounded following a rocket attack by a Syrian military chopper on Arsal. The rockets reportedly hit the center of the town, right by the municipality, LBCI correspondent said.
It's quite straight forward to ID the munitions used in this attack, especially as the first image provides some useful information. The last line of text reads "V-5KP1" when converted from cyrillic, which refers to the type of fuze used, seen here. These fuzes are used with S-5 and S-8 rockets, fired from rocket pods that can be mounted on both helicopters and jets.
In the second picture we get a clear shot of the rocket motor, which points to it almost certainly being the S-8 rocket. The S-5 rocket motor has a totally different shape, as shown below
The third picture shows the partial remains of the warhead, with the explosive fill visible inside the fragmentation coil. The fragmentation coil is visible of this image of the S-8 rocket
I also suspect the "K-O" on the first photograph indicates the specific type of S-8 rocket as the HEAT-Frag version, short for High Explosive Anti Tank Fragmentation. More details of S-8 rocket can be found here.
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