Germany hands over two MARS MLRS and four Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers to Ukraine - news from Ukraine, Politics

Germany hands over two MARS MLRS and four Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers to Ukraine – news from Ukraine, Politics

Germany has handed over to Ukraine two MARS multiple launch rocket systems and four Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers. This is stated on the website of the German government.

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Germany plans to supply Ukraine with 6,100 155 mm shells and 186,000 40 mm rounds.

For security reasons, the German government does not report on the timing of delivery.

REFERENCE. Mars II / MLRS-E is a licensed copy of the American tracked M270 MLRS based on the M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle. Launcher – 12 fiberglass guides for missiles, in two disposable boxes of six missiles. All 12 missiles can be fired in 60 seconds. The range of defeat is from 38 km to 300 km.

Panzerhaubitze 2000 is a heavy artillery system with a 155 mm NATO cannon, 52 calibers long, on a tracked platform. With standard ammunition, self-propelled guns can fire from a distance of 30 km, with extended-range ammunition – 40 km, with an active-rocket projectile – over 55 km. The self-propelled gun fires three rounds in nine seconds, or 10 rounds in 56 seconds.

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Fuente: liga.net

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