Pion. Photo: Wikipedia
UKRAINSKA PRAVDA – THURSDAY, 18 AUGUST 2022, 15:28
The Ukrainian Marines of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have destroyed a Russian Pion self-propelled heavy artillery unit.
Source: Ukrainian Navy on Telegram
Quote: "Our artillery units were launching attacks on the concentration of manpower and military equipment. As a result a Russian self-propelled heavy artillery unit 2S7 Pion was destroyed. The final losses of the enemy are now being specified".
Details: The Ukrainian Navy added that yesterday Ukrainian marines improved their tactical position and were bravely resisting the occupiers’ attacks at the fixed sections of the front.
Note: 2S7 Pion is a Soviet 203-mm self-propelled howitzer of the reserve artillery. Pion is designed for weakening the rear and destroying critical objects at a 47 km distance.
On Tuesday, the Ukrainian Navy artillery killed at least 6 occupiers in Donetsk and Kherson oblasts.
Ukrainian marines took 11 Russian occupiers prisoner in a battle recently.
On the Donetsk front, the Marines set up an ambush: killed 15 Russian soldiers, destroyed military equipment and took 3 prisoners of war.
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