The M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is a full spectrum, combat proven, all weather, 24/7 lethal and responsive, precision strike weapon system. It is a C-130 transportable, wheeled, indirect fire, rocket/missile launcher capable of engaging a variety of targets while firing all rockets and missiles in the current and future Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) family of munitions and Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) family of munitions. The HIMARS launcher has extensive commonality in both functionality and operational employment with the M270A1 MLRS.