Emmanuel Macron confirmed that the AFU will receive an additional batch of Caesar self-propelled artillery systems with a range of up to 42 km
Recently we wrote that France may transfer an additional batch of Caesar SAUs to Ukraine. This information has now been confirmed.
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This was reported by the French publication BFMTV, referring to the words of President Emmanuel Macron. Macron did not name the number of SAU, but previously it was said about the party of 6-12 units. These SAUs were originally intended for Danish Armed Forces. By the way, the Danish version of the Caesar differs from the French one. It has more weight, improved armor and increased ammunition from 18 to 36 rounds.
"We are working on several requests, with several Member States of the European Union, in particular on new Caesars""
Caesar is a French 155mm SAU designed to destroy manpower, artillery batteries, bunkers, and provide passages in minefields and field barriers. The maximum range of the SAU is 42 km, although French self-propelled artillery installations CAESAR will be able to shoot up to 70 km has recently been introduced for installation. The Caesar SAU is capable of firing six rounds per minute. It is served by a crew of 4-5 people. By the way, Ukraine now has 18 such units.