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Ukraine presents new automatic cannon
07:45, 12 September 2016
Ukraine presents new automatic cannon

The 23-mm cannon called ‘Viy’ will be mounted on scout vehicles

07:45, 12 September 2016

Viy 23 mm tank gun
5 channel

Kyiv Tank Factory developed and released the new combat module called ‘Viy’. The new rapid-fire cannon will be mounted on Ukraine-made scout vehicles ‘Dozor-B’. Workers of the factory told this to the press on Sunday, on the occasion of the Tankman’s Day in Ukraine.

Previously, ‘Dozor-B’ only had machineguns mounted on them; however, as the troops complained about the lack of firepower, the new gun was developed to increase combat effectiveness of Ukrainian armored vehicles.

The gun is yet to be tested.

Source: Channel 5

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