Excalibur Army And Tatra Trucks Introduce Morana Howitzer Technology Demonstrator
An important European commerce honest of army expertise and defence applied sciences Eurosatory is presently held in Paris. On the very first day, a number of new merchandise had been introduced on this planet premiere on the joint stand of the businesses of the CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) holding and the TATRA TRUCKS automotive producer in Koprivnice. The best curiosity was raised undoubtedly by the brand new wheeled self-propelled howitzer MORANA, which is developed by the corporate EXCALIBUR ARMY. MORANA is one other addition to the corporate’s portfolio of contemporary self-propelled howitzers. The official presentation was attended by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to France Michel Fleischmann, Deputy Minister of Defence Tomáš Koperný and President of the Defence and Safety Business Affiliation of the Czech Republic Jirí Hynek. At Eurosatory 2022, 1800 producers and sellers of particular gear from greater than sixty nations are exhibiting their merchandise. The businesses of the CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) and TATRA TRUCKS current the Czech and Slovak defence trade at stand K528 in Corridor 5A.
Ambassador of the Czech Republic to France Michel Fleischmann stated: “A contemporary artillery system is a expertise essential not just for Czech but additionally for European safety. The Czech Republic is among the world’s most essential suppliers of army help to Ukraine and it seems that trendy artillery is essential in defending in opposition to Russian aggression”
Deputy Minister Tomáš Kope?ný stated: “We proceed the custom of the Czechoslovak defence trade, which has at all times belonged to essential industries and exporters. To compete within the world market, we have to develop new options for the safety of Europe and its companions. That’s why we give you merchandise such because the MORANA howitzer,.”
“We proceed the custom of the Czechoslovak defence trade, which has at all times belonged to essential industries and exporters. To compete within the world market, we have to develop new options for the safety of Europe and its companions,” defined Michal Strnad, proprietor of the CSG holding.
The brand new howitzer has a 155 mm gun with a barrel size of 52 calibers. The weapon superstructure is mounted on a round base within the rear of the carriage, with the ability unit situated behind the cabin. MORANA thus combines the benefits of light-weight wheeled self-propelled artillery methods of the TMG (Truck Mounted Gun) class and heavy artillery methods on tracked chassis. The MORANA howitzer is constructed on the confirmed Tatra Power 8×8 chassis, all chassis wheels are additionally steerable. The howitzer has absolutely computerized reloading and absolutely automated gun steering. The usual crew of the MORANA howitzer consists of the motive force, commander and operator, who’ve their seats within the armoured four-door cabin produced by EXCALIBUR ARMY. The fight turret is absolutely managed by the crew straight from the cabin, with out having to go away it. The crew is due to this fact continually protected in the course of the motion of the howitzer and through its operation and fight deployment. The howitzer can be outfitted with a remote-controlled weapon station with superior sensory gear and a 12.7 mm machine gun for self-protection.
CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP is a holding firm constructing on the custom of the Czechoslovak trade, which promotes and additional develops the actions of conventional Czech and Slovak corporations within the area of civil and defence industrial manufacturing. In unconsolidated monetary statements of 2021, CSG reported complete gross sales of just about 14.4 billion CZK (and a pair of.7 billion CZK in EBITDA) and employed over 8 200 folks. The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP is a perspective employer of greater than 8200 workers each within the Czech Republic and in Slovakia. EXCALIBUR ARMY designs, develops and produces a variety of army automobiles and gear. The corporate manufacturing and restore amenities have a long time lengthy custom that reaches again to Fifties. The Koprivnice automotive maker, identified below the TATRA model, ranks among the many oldest automotive and truck factories on this planet and, with greater than 170-year steady exercise we’ve got considerably influenced the automotive trade within the Czech Republic. TATRA TRUCKS a.s. carefully works with the Group corporations CSG CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP and PROMET GROUP.
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