In the State joint-stock holding company Artem has successfully conducted test firing of artillery shells of calibre of 152 mm self-production.
In the State joint-stock holding company Artem, which is part of Ukroboronprom, has successfully conducted test firing of artillery shells of calibre of 152 mm self-production. On Wednesday, March 14 reported the Director General Pavel Bukin.
According to him, a new high-explosive projectile designed to destroy manpower, artillery and fire weapons and for the destruction of fortifications and objects. It is designed for firing from one of the long-range artillery systems - Hyacinth.
Bukin said that the production of the projectile, in addition to SJSHC Artem, involved other enterprises of the Ukroboronprom responsible for creating the initiating means, explosives and gunpowder.
"Cooperation of the enterprises of the Concern in the shortest time possible to master the production of artillery ammunition to meet the needs of the APU. It's an important step that increases the combat capability of the Ukrainian army", - he said.
Also Bukin said that made SJSHC Artem artillery shells expects a series of tests under the control of the Ministry of defense. According to their results, will start serial production.
The tests took place at a military training ground in Chernihiv region, during which were confirmed by the specified characteristics of the ammunition. Work on the production of munitions is within the target program, approved by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
Earlier, the Ukrainian company Radionics and the state design Bureau Luch successful conducted launches of the modernized SAM C-125m Pechora.
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