GRAD is a 122-mm multiple launch rocket system made in the USSR. It´s purpose is the attack of unsheltered and sheltered manpower, unarmored equipment and armored personnel vehicles in a staging area, artillery and light batteries, command posts and other targets. It entered into operational service in 1963. Zvezda model shows a modernized version of BM-21 GRAD made on the basis of Ural-4320 all-terrain truck vehicle. It has an automatic pointing and fire control system based using satellite navigation. GRAD MLRS is manufactured in China, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Romania and South Africa and in operational service in over 30 countries across the world.