Five attacks at Ukrainian positions in Donbas since beginning of the day, - Defense Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

Militants used weapons of prohibited calibers
19:33, 14 July 2019
Since the beginning of July 14, the pro-Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas conflict zone five times and used weapons of forbidden calibers. This was reported by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

In the Luhansk sector, the militants violated the ceasefire three times. Of the mortars of 82 mm caliber, weapons of infantry fighting vehicles, hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, they shelled positions near Krymske; from automatic grenade launchers and small arms - in the area of ​​Zaitseve; from 82 mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers - near Novoluhanske.

In the Donetsk sector, the occupiers twice fired at Ukrainian positions near Shyrokyne. They used small arms.

As a result of the hostile shelling, no casualties in the ranks of Ukrainian military reported.
Earlier we reported that Ukraine's Kozak-2M1 armored multipurpose wheeled combat vehicle has successfully completed state tests, the Ukrainian League of Defense Companies said in a statement on its website.

"This is the first time that an armored vehicle of this class has been tested in Ukraine since independence. The Kozak-2M1 is a full-fledged armored vehicle designed for a wide range of combat uses. The Kozak-2M1 is even classed differently, as the armored combat wheeled vehicle [...] Essentially, the Kozak-2M1 is a compact armored personnel carrier," the league's chief executive and PrJSC Practika company's board chairman Oleh Vysotsky said.

The Kozak-2M1 is a military vehicle with no vehicle frame and a monocoque body, he said. It is a good off-road, high-speed, steady vehicle with a low height, which reduces its exposure, he said.

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