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There are lots of military blogs that are written about the successes and failures of Ukrainian forces and Russian forces. That’s all well and good, but no matter who the blogger supports, they are not out on the battlefield. Let’s look at a weapons system Ukraine is using in its war with Russia, via Radio Free Europe.
Radio Free Europe is a US government agency with reporters in the battlefield. Some of those reporters are embedded with Ukrainian forces, others report from Ukrainian cities that have endured battle damage.
Poland has provided Ukraine with AHS Krab 155mm howitzers:
The AHS Krab (Polish for crab) is a 155 mm NATO-compatible self-propelled tracked gun-howitzer designed in Poland by Huta Stalowa Wola (HSW), by combining the South Korean K9 Thunder chassis with a British BAE Systems AS-90M Braveheart turret with French Nexter Systems 52-calibre long gun and Polish WB Electronics’ “Topaz” artillery fire control system. The 2011 version used a Nexter Systems barrel and UPG chassis.
The 2016 production batch utilized the Hanwha Defense K9 chassis with KMW+Nexter Defense Systems long gun, Rheinmetall barrel and STX Engine-MTU Friedrichshafen engine. As of 2016 full-rate production of 120 Krabs for Polish Army has started with deliveries to be completed by 2024. As of 2019, Huta Stalowa Wola started using barrels of their own manufacture in successive production batches. – from Wikipedia
The following video gives the viewer a look at the Krab in the field. One personal observation I will make is that to operate so close to Russian-controlled areas indicates Russia has not established air superiority over the battlefield.