UkrOboronProm tests new remote weapons stations

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Ukraine’s UkrOboronProm military concern reports its new Stilet and upgraded Skval remote weapons stations for infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers.

UkrOboronProm also conducted firing and stabilization test of top mounted remote controlled weapon stations. During testing experts of “Zhytomyr armored plant” and other participating enterprises Concern and the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine analyzed the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of each remote weapons stations. Such tests allow choosing the best in all respects remote weapons station for further use infantry fighting vehicles. In this case, the final decision on the choice belongs to the Defense Ministry.

The “Squall” remote weapons station is equipped with ZTM-1 30-mm cannon, AG-17 81mm automatic grenade launcher, set of setting smoke screens 902V “Khmara”, 7.62-mm machine gun and guided missile weapons, which is designed to destroy enemy armor at a distance of 5 km. At the same time, “Stilet” remote weapons station is equipped ZTM-2 cannon, increased bookings and a similar set of weapons.

In the framework of the state defense order, UkrOboronProm transferred over 2,139 units of new and modernized weapons and military equipment to the military. Of these 109 units of armored vehicles, 36 units of armament for Air Force and Air Defense; 766 units of rocket and artillery; 712 units of missiles and ammunition; 516 units of special equipment: communication, electronic warfare and navigation equipment.

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