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Kyiv Tank Factory developed and released the new combat module called 'Viy'
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The 23-mm cannon called 'Viy' will be mounted on scout vehicles

Kyiv Tank Factory developed and released the new combat module called 'Viy'. The new rapid-fire cannon will be mounted on Ukraine-made scout vehicles ‘Dozor-B’. Workers of the factory told this to the press on Sunday, on the occasion of the Tankman’s Day in Ukraine, 112.international reports.

Previously, 'Dozor-B' only had machineguns mounted on them; however, as the troops complained about the lack of firepower, the new gun was developed to increase combat effectiveness of Ukrainian armored vehicles.

The gun is yet to be tested.

As reported earlier by 1492news.com, Ukroboronprom modernized three attack helicopters Mi-24PU-1 to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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