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Vulcano ammunition proves big hit on range

22nd July 2013 - 17:10 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


The Vulcano guided ammunition, as produced by Diehl Defence and Oto Melara, has scored a direct hit on a target at 33km.

Diehl announced on 22 July that the testing took place on the Alkanptan firing range in South Africa ten days earlier. The test culminated in a round hitting a 2x2m target at a range of 33km fired from a PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzer.

The company said that firing took place over a week to demonstrate the ‘precision and terminal accuracy’ of the guided ammunition, which consists of 127 mm and 155 mm calibres with dual mode capability of

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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