The Czech MoD intends to sign a contract imminently with Nexter for the supply of 52 units of Caesar artillery system. It will replace the obsolete DANA howitzer which has a 70s design and is in service with the Army for over 40 years.
Army-21: First wheeled platform integration for Sosna SAM system unveiled
The Nudelman Precision Engineering Design Bureau (KBtochmash) demonstrated its Sosna SAM system on a BTR-82A 8x8 armoured vehicle at the Army-2021 exhibition outside Moscow. Previously, Sosna had only been seen mounted on BMP-3 and MT-LB tracked chassis.
Sosna is a short-range SAM system, with its core combat module consisting of 12 laser-guided Sosna-R missiles and an optronic station with TV and IR channels. The missile can engage targets at a maximum altitude of 5km and range of 10km, achieving a maximum speed of 900m/s. The module can be mounted on chassis with a payload capacity of 3.5t or more.
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