Ukraine Will Purchase More AHS Krab from Poland - Media

AHS Krab self-propelled artillery howitzers
AHS Krab self-propelled artillery howitzers

Ukraine will purchase about 60 more AHS Krab self-propelled artillery howitzers from Poland, in addition to the 18 already delivered to Ukraine

According to the Dziennik. the bilateral agreement was signed on May 31. Ukraine will receive howitzers capable of hitting targets at a distance of up to 40 km from the Guta Stalova Volia plant. Deliveries are expected in the next few months.

The value of the deal is about 3 billion zlotys (about $ 700 million). The issue of ammunition remains a problem. It is likely that the Americans will provide Ukraine with them.

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AHS Krab self-propelled artillery howitzers
AHS Krab self-propelled artillery howitzers

Krab SPG is a 155mm Polish self-propelled gun, with a firing range of up to 40 km, a rate of fire of 6 shots per minute. To compare with a common Soviet 122mm 2C1 Gvozdika: 4-5 shots per minute, with a firing range of up to 15 km.

Politico writes that Britain plans to send M270 MLRS to Ukraine within a few weeks, but this must be agreed with the United States. The publication writes that this is a formality and the issue will be resolved as soon as possible.

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