German PzH-2000 SAU in the hands of the AFU firing 1 shot every 8 seconds (video)
Another video of the effective work of German PzH-2000 SAU in the hands of the AFU appeared on the Internet.
What we know
This time the video showed the work of the crew of the self-propelled artillery unit. According to analyst @Osinttechnical Ukrainian defenders can make 1 shot every 8 seconds. That is, PzH-2000 is capable of firing about 10 rounds per minute. That's an excellent efficiency index. For comparison, Soviet SAU 2S1 "Gvozdika" makes 4-5 shots per minute, and C5 "Hyacinth-S" makes 5-6 shots per minute.
Ukrainian PzH-2000 155mm SPG firing a shot about once every 8 seconds pic.twitter.com/jJbxwBkvyu- OSINTtechnical (@Osinttechnical) July 8, 2022
Recall, PzH-2000 (Panzerhaubitze 2000) is a 155mm self-propelled howitzer gun developed by German concern Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. It was adopted by the Bundeswehr in the fall of 1998. It uses 52 caliber (8 m) barrel, automatic loading system with 60 rounds of ammunition, 228 modular throwing charges and modern land navigation system. Panzerhaubitze 2000 has a range of 30-50 km (depending on the projectile).
There are 12 such self-propelled artillery systems in service of AFU now. They have been given to us by Germany and the Netherlands. Germany and the Netherlands plan to transfer a new batch of Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled guns to Ukraine.
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