The Ukrainian Armed Forces have been using Polish AHS Krab self-propelled artillery units since late May last year. The artillerymen recently published a video of the howitzer's combat operation.
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The use of the AHS Krab resulted in the destruction of yet another mortar squad of the Russian army. The enemy position was detected by a drone of the 25th Detached Airborne Brigade, after which the 40th Detached Artillery Brigade struck.
The AHS Krab is a Polish self-propelled howitzer with a 155mm gun. Priced at around $11.5 million, it uses the chassis from South Korea's K9 Thunder artillery system and a turret from the British AS-90. It has a maximum firing range of 40 km.
The 48-tonne fighting vehicle is equipped with an engine rated at up to 1,000 horsepower (735 kW). The AHS Krab has a maximum speed of 67 km/h and a range of 400 km. The crew of the self-propelled howitzer consists of 5 people.