Tuesday, August 16, 2022

IDEB 2018: New Czecho-Slovak Eva 8×8 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer

Excalibur Army, Tatra and Konštrukta Defence joint developed a new version of the Eva 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer on the unique 8×8 Tatra chassis.

The Group of companies is exhibiting the latest and most advanced version of its Eva 8×8 155-mm truck-mounted howitzer during 7th IDEB international defence and security exhibition in Slovakia.

The new artillery system is armed with a 52-caliber barrel designed in accordance with Joint Memorandum of Understanding concerning “Standardization of Elements of 155 mm Howitzers and Ammunitions”.


155 mm 52 cal. EVA presents a self-propelled autonomous artillery system with automatic loading of ammunition providing an effective fire by means of both direct and indirect aiming.

The design of new self-propelled autonomous artillery system is based on the 155 mm 52 Cal. SpGH ZUZANA 2 while overtaking maximum assemblies and design solutions verified within the course of demanding testing and tender trials performed in Slovakia and abroad.

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