Ukraine will receive Swedish Archer self-propelled howitzers with a range of up to 60 km in the summer

Very soon, Archer self-propelled artillery mounts will appear in service with the Ukrainian Defense Forces. them in

during the summer will be given by Sweden.

What is known

Together with Archer howitzers Armed ForcesUkraine will receive CV90 armored vehicles. The crews are already completing their training in Sweden. This was stated by Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov during a joint briefing with Swedish Defense Minister Paul Johnson and Swedish Civil Defense Minister Carl-Oscar Bohlin.

Archer - self-propelled howitzer caliber 155 mmwheeled chassis (6×6). The artillery mount is equipped with a FH 77 BW L52 gun. The maximum firing range for high-explosive fragmentation projectiles is 30 km, and for M982 Excalibur precision-guided munitions - 60 km.

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The combat vehicle is equipped with a diesel engineVolvo D9B with 330 horsepower (242 kW) and 9400 cc. see The power plant allows Archer to reach speeds of up to 70 km / h. The power reserve is 500 km.