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Ukraine begins batch production of Giatsint artillery system, - President

In the nearest future, it is planned to start manufacturing for other artillery systems in size from 100-mm to NATO caliber 155-mm
12:01, 20 August 2018

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Ukraine finished testing 152-mm shells for artillery system Giatsint and started its batch production, as the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook.

“National joint-stock holding company Artem begins batch production of 152-mm, which will be delivered in the Ukrainian army soon,” Poroshenko wrote.

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He added that in the nearest future it is planned to start manufacturing for other artillery systems in size from 100-mm to NATO caliber 155-mm.

The 2S5 Giatsint-S is a corps self-propelled artillery system. 152-mm gun 2A36 is a primary armament. It has a maximal rate of fire 5-6 rounds a minute. ZOF29 high explosive shells with a maximal rate of fire 28,5 km, and ZOF59 shells with an improved aerodynamic configuration with a maximal rate of fire 30,5 km are included in the basic ammunition of 2A37 gun.  

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