Uzbekistan army tests equipment modernized upon initiatives of Minister of Defense


According to the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Uzbekistan, the latest military equipment and weapons are being tested at the Kattakurgan field test site in the Central Military District, on the basis of “Initiative Ideas” put forward by the country's Defense minister.
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122-mm self-propelled MLRS model GM-21 MK "Sturm" (Picture source: Uzbek MoD via Live Journal)


They involved the upgraded 120-mm self-propelled mortars "Nona" built on the BTR-60 chassis, and the 122-mm self-propelled MLRS model GM-21 MK "Sturm" [upgraded MLRS BM-21 "Grad"]. “Nona guns got a wheeled instead of a tracked chassis. As a result, the speed of movement increased from 25 to 80 km/h. The speed of deployment has also increased”, the Defense Ministry said n addition, remote control tests and the launch of the 122 mm BM-21 Sturm artillery rocket mounted on KamAZ and Ural vehicles are currently undergoing tests.


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MLRS BM-21 "Grad" on Kamaz chassis (Picture source: Uzbek MoD via Live Journal)


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122-mm self-propelled MLRS model GM-21 MK "Sturm" followed by a BM-21 "Grad" on Ural chassis (Picture source: Uzbek MoD via Live Journal)


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Upgraded 120-mm self-propelled mortar "Nona" built on BTR-60 chassis (Picture source: Uzbek MoD via Live Journal)


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