The first batch of 122-mm artillery shells

, the production of which Ukroboronprom established abroad,  

was sent to the armed forces of Ukraine .

This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

This type of projectile is used by the Ukrainian artillery when working with the D-30 towed howitzers and the 2C1 "Gvozdika" self-propelled howitzer, the range of which is more than 15 kilometers.

"Ukroboronprom" established the production of projectiles abroad in cooperation with a NATO country.

Before receiving the order from the Ministry of Defense, Ukroboronprom conducted a series of tests.

It is characteristic that the number of shrapnel significantly exceeds the shrapnelity of the standard Soviet sample," the report says.

This is the third projectile of Ukrainian production, which is made jointly with a NATO country.

We will remind,

in Ukraine, in cooperation with NATO countries, they began to produce 125-mm projectiles for tank guns.

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