Ukrainian servicemen continue their education abroad.
Servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (APU) train in Estonia.
This was reported by the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Facebookpublishing photos provided by the press service of the Headquarters of the Estonian Defense Forces.
“Estonia is helping with the training of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. We are grateful for the support,” the caption to the pictures with Ukrainian fighters says.
In the photo you can see howitzers FH70.
FH70 howitzers: general characteristics
FH70 – towed self-propelled howitzer.
It is considered an analogue of the American M198 howitzer, which began to be produced four years later in 1980 in Rock Island, Illinois.
Fires at a rate of 6 shots per minute. In the stowed position, the trunk turns 180 degrees towards the towing vehicle. Maximum towing speed up to 100 km/h. Weighs 9.6 tons.
Recall that early in the morning on February 24, Russian occupation troops invaded Ukraine without declaring war. Enemies attacked military and civilian facilities. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, more than 7,000 civilians have already died because of the occupiers.
The aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine was condemned by almost the whole world. Western countries decided to help Ukraine with money, weapons and military training.
In August, the Estonian Ministry of Defense announced that the country would transfer lethal weapons to our state – anti-tank weapons and mortars.