Slovak Floor Forces introduced their new ZUZANA 2 155mm Self-propelled Gun Howitzers exterior of Slovakia for the primary time to Poland. Slovak Zuzana 2 methods by Poland to strengthen the NATO Battalion Battle Group in Latvia. On November 30, the howitzers participated in an train at Bemowo Piskie Coaching Space, becoming a member of Polish artillerymen and parts of the US-led Battalion Group. Periodic and rotational reinforcement of the NATO battalion battle teams, involving assist parts, comparable to artillery or air defence, is nothing new. Related steps are being taken by the Germans, with PzH 2000 methods reinforcing the NATO parts in Lithuania.

Slovak Floor Forces gunners took over eight new ZUZANA 2 155mm Self-propelled Gun Howitzers (SpGH) at an official handover ceremony held at 11 Mechanised Battalion Michalovce. The primary deliveries befell in the summertime of 2021. A complete of 25 ZUZANA 2 155mm Self-propelled Gun Howitzers together with equipment, a simulator, units of spare elements and munitions can be delivered to the SVK Military underneath the contract. They’re destined for the Self-propelled Artillery Battalion Michalovce to spice up the Oblique Fireplace Assist (IFS) capabilities of the Slovak Floor Forces’s manoeuvre forces.


Zuzana 2 methods are shifting by Poland was introduced by the Common Workers of the Polish Military and the Slovak Ministry of Defence. (Picture by Polish Armed Forces Common Workers)

The brand new howitzer platforms will type a part of the Slovak Floor Forces Built-in Artillery Fireplace System and can be employed in a large spectrum of operations in assist of mechanised and motorised battalions at residence and on NATO and EU operations. Alongside the brand new ZUZANA 2 155mm Self-propelled Gun Howitzers, the SVK Military can also be geared up with 16 items of the Sequence 2000 ZUZANA Self-propelled Gun Howitzer in service with the Self-propelled Artillery Battalion Michalovce. A few of them are at the moment deployed with the NATO Enhanced Ahead Presence (eFP) BG Latvia, whereas others are used for coaching at residence.

Zuzana 2 155 mm Self-propelled Gun Howitzer is a Slovak artillery system with a 45-caliber gun and computerized loader for loading of each projectile and cost. It’s an evolution of the 152mm SpGH DANA self-propelled howitzer. That is the newest growth of the Zuzana. This mannequin is fitted with a 155/52 ordnance and has different enhancements comparable to a reworked turret and a distinct engine: the Tatra T3B-928.70 of 330 kW. It has handed Slovak Military trials in December 2009. The brand new model is claimed to own A number of Rounds Simultaneous Impression (MRSI) functionality. Design of the gun permits to make use of any NATO normal 155mm ammunition accessible in the marketplace.

Slovak Ground Forces, Moving Its ZUZANA 2 155mm Self-propelled Howitzers to Poland
A Slovak Floor Forces Zuzana 2 155mm howitzer fires a projectile throughout a US-Slovak live-fire train at Bemowo Piskie Coaching Space, Poland, November 30, 2021. (Picture by Pfc. Jacob Bradford/U.S. Military)