“Sometimes combining two proven solutions in a new concept can be revolutionary while avoiding significant risk; Boxer RCH155 production for Ukraine has commenced,” Drummond said, referring to the howitzer’s design.
“You can fire maximum charge with the gun pointed at a 90 degrees angle. With its chassis, you can even do so on a slope of up to 10 degrees.”
In September, the German government approved the sale of 18 RCH 155 self-propelled artillery systems to Ukraine, with deliveries expected in 2025. Krauss-Maffei Wegmann didn’t want to start production until the government signed off on the deal.
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