The 300 mm M-31-UK is a ground-launched Soviet rocket. It differs from its more common, smaller counterpart, the M-13, by being a larger rocket with a bulbous type warhead and 8 spin-stabilization fins
Vehicles equipped with this weapon
The 300 mm M-31-UK is a large rocket with 8 spin-stabilizer fins and a bulbous warhead.
The M-31-UK is an HE rocket with a bulbous warhead, which allows it to deal incredible high explosive damage. This rocket can destroy almost all ground vehicles in-game with a single direct hit.
Comparison with analogues
This rocket will be compared most often with its smaller brother, the M-13. Compared to the M-13, the M-31 is over twice as large in calibre, and far more dangerous against enemy vehicles through overpressure.
Usage in battles
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Pros and cons
- Indirect fire weapon, rockets can be used to attack targets behind obstacles
- The launcher layout allows almost simultaneous launch of rockets
- Surprisingly accurate for a ground-launched rocket
- Large warhead; can dispatch all but the heaviest of tanks, unlike its smaller brother, the M-13
- Vehicles carrying this weapon usually lack a large ammo pool; must be fired conservatively
- Ranging shots is difficult
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