The French Caesar SPG Firing Range Can Be Increased Up to 70 Kilometers

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French CAESAR SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources
French CAESAR SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources

However, such long-range projectile has not been put into serial production yet

During the Eurosatory Defense Exhibition in Paris, Leonardo Military Concern presented the Vulcano GLR long-range guided sub-caliber ammunition designed for firing 155 mm CAESEAR self-propelled artillery.

According to the Polish portal Defense24, this projectile testing have already been completed, and Caesar SPG can shoot at a range of up to 70 kilometers, applying Vulcano GLR.

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Vulcano GLR projectile / Illustrative photo from open sources

It is noted that the accuracy of Vulcano GLR can be ensured by combining the INS/GPS guidance system and a semi-active laser guidance system of the projectile itself. Among other things, this option allows you to hit moving targets by means of Vulcano GLR.

This projectile gives a range of up to 70 km, provided that you load in the artillery 155mm projectile with a length of 52 caliber.

The French Caesar SPG Firing Range Can Be Increased Up to 70 Kilometers, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war
French CAESAR SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources

Currently, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have at their disposal 12 to 18 CAESEAR SPGs. Artillery duels against the russian invaders could be a good opportunity to test the Vulcano GLR guided projectiles in real combat. But, again, this projectile has not yet been put into serial production.

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