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Ukraine Interested In Purchasing 155-Millimeter Self-Propelled Artillery Platforms Krab From Poland

Ukraine Interested In Purchasing 155-Millimeter Self-Propelled Artillery Platforms Krab From Poland

Ukraine is interested in purchasing the Krab, a 155-millimeter self-propelled artillery platform (SPAP), from the Republic of Poland.

Commander of Rocket Artillery Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Viyacheslav Horbylev said in an interview to the Uriadovyi Kurier government newspaper, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

In particular, Horbylev said that the purchase would be in line with the new development concept of the Ukrainian Army that envisages gradual transformation to the 155-millimeter missiles that are being used by the NATO member states.

Horbylev also praised the firing characteristics of the Krab self-propelled artillery platform for its particularly high rate and long range of fire.

In addition, the platform is equipped with gunfire control system.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy called on the United States to provide a lethal weapon to Ukraine for defense.

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