Denmark Donates All Of Its Caesar 8×8 Self-propelled Howitzers To Ukraine
Danish armed forces (Forsvaret) future CEASAR self-propelled Howitzer is to be donated to Ukraine. The federal government has consulted with the Danish Parliament about this at at present’s assembly of the Overseas Coverage Council. The federal government has chosen to donate all of Defence’s 19 French-produced Caesar artillery items to Ukraine. Ukraine has requested the artillery regardless of these challenges. The donation will likely be accompanied by a coaching and schooling bundle for the Ukrainians.
On 14 March 2017 the CAESAR 8×8 was chosen to turn into the brand new artillery system of the Royal Danish Military. 19 howitzers had been bought and put in on Tatra 815 vans. 15 had been delivered in 2021, with the final 4 deliberate to be delivered in 2023. The precise supply of all 19 techniques was delayed till first half of 2023. The first Brigade, numbering 4,000 males, was to be the “Danish donation” for NATO particular operations. Due to this fact, the federal government is now trying on the potentialities of launching a speedy acquisition of recent capabilities in parallel with the donation.
“It is a very giant and vital donation. We’ve got been in steady contact with the Ukrainians about Caesar artillery particularly and I’m joyful that we now have now obtained broad assist from the Danish Parliament to donate it to Ukraine’s freedom battle. There is no such thing as a doubt that it’s wanted, even when there are nonetheless technical points with the system,” says Protection Minister Jakob Ellemann-Jensen.
The CAESAR (CAmion Équipé d’un Système d’ARtillerie, Truck outfitted with an artillery system) or is a French 155 mm, 52-calibre self-propelled howitzer put in on a 6×6 or 8×8 truck chassis that may hearth all 39/52 caliber NATO-standard shells. On 16 September 2015 at DSEI 2015, Nexter unveiled the CAESAR 8×8 which includes a excessive degree of mobility ensured by a modified Tatra 815 8×8 chassis. The 8×8 CAESAR is fitted as customary with an unarmoured ahead management four-person cab, however one of many choices is a totally armour protected cab. Gross automobile weight would rely on the extent of armour safety, however is about 30 tonnes. It’s powered by a 410 hp diesel engine. It holds 36 rounds.
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