"Under the order of the United Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Serhiy Nayev, measures are being taken to increase the readiness and coherence of jet artillery units, in particular, Uragan. During field training, the combat unit took fire positions, shelled the targets and retreated from the fire positions," the message said.
It is noted that crews of combat vehicles are ready to carry out tasks for their intended purpose.
BM-27 Uragan - a missile launch system of 220 mm caliber. Combat and transport vehicle is based on the renewed chassis of the ZIL-135LM truck. Number of shells in the salvo of one combat vehicle: 16 pieces. The time of a salvo from one combat vehicle is 20 seconds.
The system is designed to destroy various plane targets: open and hidden living force; unarmed, light armored and armored vehicles for motorized and tank units; artillery units; tactical missiles; anti-aircraft complexes.
As it was reported earlier, Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister, and Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, discussed the peacekeeping mission in Donbas on the phone. It was noted that Germany will continue investing efforts into searching of the ways to solve the conflict in Ukraine.