Monday, May 27, 2024

Ukrainian FPV drone successfully destroys Russian gigantic mortar

Ukrainian troops reportedly blew up a Russian giant 2S4 Tyulpan self-propelled mortar in the Donbas region.

In footage released by Combat Group K-2 of The Battle Group K2 of the 54th Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Ground Forces, it appears that Ukrainian soldiers are using the First-Person View (FPV) kamikaze drone to destroy Russian 2S4 mortar.

The military group said on 23 July: “Tyulpan burned for a long time and then exploded due to detonation.”


Earlier, the same mortar was destroyed by an FPV drone near Verkhnokamyanka, Luhansk region.

The 2S4 Tyulpan (Tulip) is a Cold War-era 240mm self-propelled mortar designed to destroy cities. It is the largest weapon of this general type in service anywhere in the world.

The self-propelled 2S4 mortars, of a caliber surpassing Western counterparts, can fire high-explosive, incendiary, guided, cluster, neutron and nuclear warheads, some of which are capable of hitting targets at a distance of about 20 km.

If you would like to show your support for what we are doing, here's where to do it.

If you wish to report grammatical or factual errors within our news articles, you can let us know by using the online feedback form.

Executive Editor

About author:

Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov
Dylan Malyasov is the editor-in-chief of Defence Blog. He is a journalist, an accredited defense advisor, and a consultant. His background as a defense advisor and consultant adds a unique perspective to his journalistic endeavors, ensuring that his reporting is well-informed and authoritative. read more