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PzH 2000 training underlines close Germany-Hungary ties

1st February 2021 - 13:11 GMT | by Michal Jarocki in Warsaw

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Hungarian troops continue to familiarise themselves with the PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer, procurement of which is one example of an ambitious modernisation programme.

Facilities in Germany continue to host training with the PzH 2000 for Hungarian Army artillery specialists, as the latest step towards entry into service in Hungary of the 155mm self-propelled howitzer (SPH).

In late 2020, a group of eight Hungarian soldiers finished a three-month long initial training stint for future operators of the PzH 2000. The course — conducted at the premises of the 131st Artillery Battalion of the 10th Panzer Division, in Weiden in der Oberpfalz and the nearby Grafenwöhr training area in Bavaria — culminated in a live firing session.

The same group will continue training in Q1

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