The Russian military captured one of the most high-tech NATO howitzers

One of the most reliable and high-tech NATO howitzers was captured by the Russian military.

As part of an active offensive, units of the Russian Armed Forces, as well as the forces of the DPR and LPR, managed to successfully capture the German Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzer. Until now, such weapons were considered the most high-tech self-propelled artillery gun in service with NATO countries in Europe. This is due to the high rate of fire of this artillery system, accuracy and range. Nevertheless, according to the Bild publication, the Russian military (probably, other parties involved in the SVO are also implied - ed. note) managed to capture the damaged self-propelled guns - the latter, according to some reports, has also arrived at Uralvagonzavod for further study by Russian specialists.

“German sources complained that Germany would not send some PzH 2000 self-propelled guns to Ukraine, as the Russian military seized one of these self-propelled guns from the Ukrainian army. According to Bild, this was done with the help of German grenade launchers, which were also supplied to the Ukrainian army. It is believed that the howitzer, which is called one of the most "expensive and high-tech" self-propelled guns in the world, has already been studied by the Russian military. On June 23, Ukrainian Defense Minister Reznikov announced that Ukraine received a number of German self-propelled artillery mounts 155-mm PzH 2000. Weapons that fall into the hands of Russia will weaken NATO and the West. If Russia studies the types of advanced weapons of the West and NATO, it will be very dangerous for the continuation of the Western military defense system and NATO.”- сообщает HS Military edition.

The Russian side has not yet officially confirmed the fact of capturing the German howitzer as a trophy, however, it became known earlier that the French Caesar howitzers were also lost by the Armed Forces of Ukraine in a similar way - the latter were sent for study by Russian specialists.