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Slovakia hands over first four Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine


Zuzana 2 self-propelled artillery mount. File photoPRAGUE, Aug 13 Slovakia handed over the first four to Ukraine Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers, Defense Minister Yaroslav Nagy said, earlier he reported that, under a contract signed in June, Kyiv would receive eight such howitzers from Bratislava. “I am glad to confirm that the first four Zuzana 2 howitzers are in the hands of the Ukrainian armed forces and are ready for deployment” The transfer of the howitzers to the Ukrainian side was also confirmed to journalists on Saturday by the head of Konštrukta Defense, which is part of the Ministry of Defense, Oleksandr Gursky. Gursky. Zuzana 2 self-propelled artillery howitzers have a caliber of 155 millimeters and an 8×8 wheeled chassis, the firing range is about 40 kilometers. These howitzers are produced by the defense enterprises of Slovakia and are an upgraded version of the Zuzana howitzers. According to Slovak media, Zuzana 2 howitzers have been in service with the national army since the summer of 2021. Petal”

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