The UK will also send 20 AS90 self-propelled artillery mounts and 45,000 high-explosive shells to Ukraine.
crew – 4-5 people
combat weight – 45 tons
gun – 155 mm howitzer with a barrel length of 39 or 52 caliber
rate of fire – 3 rounds in 10 seconds
ammo load – 48 rounds
armor – hull and turret made of 17 mm steel armor
AS-90 is a British self-propelled artillery mount (SPG) of the self-propelled howitzer class. Photo: Andrew Smith//commons.wikimedia.org
The British Army also has a M270B1 multiple launch rocket system in service. It can hit targets up to 70 kilometers away while remaining very accurate thanks to its GPS guidance capability.
Mass – 24 , 5 tons
Caliber – 227 mm
Number of missiles – 12
Range shooting – up to 40 km
Area of destruction – 25 km
Calculation – 3 people
Volley time – 48 seconds
M270B1 – the area of u200bu200bdestruction after a volley of this installation reaches 25 kilometers. Photo: Cpl Jamie Peters RLC//commons.wikimedia.org
The UK has already sent Stormer self-propelled anti-aircraft guns with Starstreak launchers to Ukraine , which are also in service with the army of the United Kingdom.
Stormer is a modern British multi-purpose military vehicle based on the CVR(T) light tank. The basic version of the Stormer is an armored personnel carrier. Stormer Air Defense (top photo) is armed with Starstreak HVM missiles.
Starstreak is a British man-portable anti-aircraft missile system designed to destroy low-flying enemy helicopters and aircraft. The length of the rocket is 1.39 m. The mass of the rocket is 14 kg. Range – up to 6 kilometers. The height of the hit targets is up to 5 km.