Ukraine’s Artillerymen Described Advantages of Polish Krab SPGs In the Fight Against russian Invaders

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Krab self-propelled guns of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Photo credit: ArmyInform
Krab self-propelled guns of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Photo credit: ArmyInform

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The ArmyInform information agency devoted one of their publications to the features of the 155mm Krab self-propelled artillery guns, which Ukraine received from Poland. The qualities of the Krab were evaluated directly by the servicemen working on these self-propelled guns. Summarizing what has been said, we will see the following:

Unlike the Soviet self-propelled guns, these Polish SPGs are so comfortable that the crew don’t need to leave the self-propelled gun installation to rest or eat. Not least thanks to Krab's high defense.

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Ukraine’s Artillerymen Described Advantages of the Krab SPG Fighting Against russian Invaders, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war
Krab self-propelled guns of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Photo credit: ArmyInform

The great advantage of this self-propelled gun in calculation abilities thanks to on-board computer. Also, thanks to accurate shooting and ease of storage for ammunition, the Krab self-propelled gun operators do not need to take extra shells on board.

Ukraine’s Artillerymen Described Advantages of the Krab SPG Fighting Against russian Invaders, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war
Krab self-propelled guns of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Photo credit: ArmyInform

Of course, there are technical nuances in the operation of the Krab SPG, namely an automatic gearbox instead of a "traditional" manual one. But as practice shows, for instance, a commander of a calculation who previously served on Soviet 2S3 Akatsia or 2S5 Giatsynt-S 152mm self-propelled guns can master the Polish Crab in a fairly short period of time in order to effectively conduct his combat work on the destruction of the russian invaders.

Ukraine’s Artillerymen Described Advantages of the Krab SPG Fighting Against russian Invaders, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war
Krab self-propelled guns of the Armed Forces of Ukraine / Photo credit: ArmyInform
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