Ukraine to Receive Eight Slovakian 155mm Zuzana 2 SPGs

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Slovakian 155mm Zuzana 2 SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources
Slovakian 155mm Zuzana 2 SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources

Ukraine’s artillerymen already mastering this self-propelled gun to operate it during a counter-battery fight against russian invaders

The Minister of Defense of Slovakia Jaroslav Nagy officially confirmed that his country will hand over 8 modern 155mm Zuzana 2 self-propelled guns to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. To master these SPGs Ukraine’s artillerymen have already arrived to Slovakia, according to Polish Defence24 news publication.

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Slovakian 155mm Zuzana 2 SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources

For obvious reasons no information provided about the time when these vehicles get to the front line.

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But according to the specifications of Zuzana 2 it’s possible to assume that they might be used for counter-battery fighting. This is directly indicated by the characteristics of the SPG, such as firing range up to 40 km, firing rate of 5 shots per minute, the ability to automatically load shells and rotate the tower to 360 degrees.

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Slovakian 155mm Zuzana 2 SPG / Illustrative photo from open sources

First talks about sending Zuzana 2 SPG to Ukraine appeared two weeks ago. But at that time they were unofficial.

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