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The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine plans to start testing the wheeled self-propelled guns "Bogdana"

Минобороны Украины планирует приступить к испытаниям колёсной САУ «Bohdan»
The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine intends to start testing a wheeled ACS in the near future “Bohdan”, created in a single copy. According to Defense Express, with a corresponding proposal, the military department turned to the leadership “Краматорского завода тяжелого станкостроения”, где находится гаубица.

Минобороны Украины планирует в кратчайшие сроки провести этап предварительных испытанийБогданыс целью определения реальных возможностей САУ и ее соответствия определенным требованиям. После данного этапа уже планируется провести госиспытания и принять гаубицу на вооружение, запустив серийное производство.

highlights, что украинские военные намерены получить САУ “Bohdan” into service “уже в ближайшее время”.

Как ране сообщалось, Ukraine found ammunition for state tests of self-propelled artillery unit “Bohdan”, 155-мм снаряды в конце декабря 2020 года были поставлены чешской компанией Excalibur Army. The delivery includes practical and high-explosive fragmentation ammunition.

note, that self-propelled guns were not tested for more than a year due to the lack of NATO-caliber ammunition, under which it is developed “Bohdan”. The last shooting was reported at the end 2019 of the year. Howitzer tests took place at a training ground in the Dnepropetrovsk region. On “zero” during the testing phase, self-propelled weapons were tested with a hydroshot (hydro-bombardment), then the so-called inert ammunition was used. It did not come to live shooting, the reason is not called.

is approved, that during the tests, the capabilities of the ACS were confirmed to carry out fire at a rate of up to 6 rounds per minute. According to early developer announcements, the maximum range when firing an active-rocket projectile is 60 km.

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