The Ukrainian Armed Forces showed how the "Bohdana" self-propelled gun fired at the Russian occupiers on Snake Island

Ukrainian wheeled self-propelled gun
Ukrainian wheeled self-propelled gun "Bohdana" fires at Zmiiny Island
© Photo: Serhiy Pashynskyi
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: July 01 2022 at 12:07 am

The Ukrainian military, in particular, used the domestic experimental wheeled self-propelled howitzer "Bohdan" caliber 155-mm for strikes on the Snake Island captured by the Russians in the Black Sea.

This became known from a video published by the Armed Forces.

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny reported that the occupiers left Zmiiny Island, unable to withstand the fire of Ukrainian artillery, missile and air strikes.

He thanked the soldiers defending the Odesa region from the Russian invaders: "I thank the defenders of Odesa, who took maximum measures to liberate a strategically important part of our territory."

Ukrainian wheeled self-propelled gun "Bohdana" fires at Zmiiny Island. Photo: Serhiy Pashynskyi

General Zaluzhnyi also thanked the developers and manufacturers of the domestic self-propelled guns "Bohdan" and foreign partners who help Ukraine.

"A low bow to the designers and manufacturers of the Ukrainian self-propelled howitzer "Bohdan", which played an important role in the liberation of the island. Thanks to foreign partners for the provided means of defeat".

At the beginning of May, it became known that the Ukrainian wheeled self-propelled howitzer "Bohdan" caliber 155 mm destroys enemies . The domestic self-propelled howitzer is used to destroy military equipment, positions and personnel of the Russian occupation forces.

Ukrainian wheeled self-propelled gun "Bohdana". Photo: Serhiy Pashynskyi

"Bohdana" is the first howitzer in the "NATO" caliber of 155 mm, which was developed by Ukrainian specialists of the domestic defense and industrial complex

According to the developer of the promising ACS, the Kramatorsk Heavy Machine Tool Plant, the firing range of a conventional projectile from a wheeled 155-mm self-propelled howitzer is up to 40 km.

Wheeled ACS "Bohdana"

The "Bohdana" ACS was demonstrated for the first time in July 2018. After carrying out all the necessary state tests and accepting the "Bohdana" into service, it was expected to deploy its serial production.

Fires on Zmiiny Island, June 2022. Image: OK "Pivden"

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