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Italian FH70 howitzers already on frontline. General Staff publishes photos

Trailed self-propelled howitzers FH70 155-mm caliber — what their feature is. Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Trailed self-propelled howitzers FH70 155-mm caliber — what their feature is. Photo: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reports that Italian trailer self-propelled howitzers FH70 155-mm caliber are already destroying russian occupants.

The weapons that Italy handed over to Ukraine has several important features:

  • on-board Volkswagen engine with a volume of 1700 cc to power the hydraulics and assist in bringing into combat and decommissioning (with manual pump),
  • can move up to 20 km without towing by artillery tractor,
  • high rate of fire — the howitzer can make up to six shots per minute, almost every 10 seconds,
  • electronic display of shooting data, which takes data from conventional azimuth and altitude sights.
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Context. Italy announced their decision to transfer FH70 howitzers as part of the third package of military aid to Ukraine in mid-May.

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