WATCH: Ukrainian Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery strikes on a Russian position in Kherson Oblast. Image: savelifeua/Telegram
Footage from a Leleka-100 drone circulating on social media on Saturday, October 15 shows a Ukrainian Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery strike on a Russian position in Kherson Oblast causing a large explosion.
The video sequences shared by the save life The Telegram channel shows Ukrainian Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery hitting and blasting a Russian position in Kherson Oblast.
“Aerial reconnaissance found the equipment of the occupants with Leleka-100 in the Kherson sector – the artillery destroyed it with a powerful strike🔥🔥”, reads the caption of the video.
Video from a Leleka-100 UAV showing a Ukrainian Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery strike on a Russian position in Kherson Oblast causing a large explosion.https://t.co/DDXO7Pgiv0 pic.twitter.com/59HS462s07
— Rob Lee (@RALee85) October 15, 2022
“They worked with a 155 mm caliber M982 Excalibur high-precision guided projectile. It can be fired from any modern standard NATO artillery system. For example, from the American howitzer M777 or the French CAESAR.
He added: “Excalibur hits targets at a distance of up to 70 km. It has satellite navigation, which means the target does not need to be illuminated by a laser for an accurate shot. You just need to know their contact details. They are recognized, in particular, with the help of ‘Leleka-100’ drones.
“At the expense of thousands of benefactors, ‘Come Back Alive’ bought 25 such drones for the army for 1,440,000 UAH each. The complex consists of two aircraft and a ground station. It corrects artillery strikes to a depth of 50 km.
People commented on the images on Twitter.
“Excalibur is epic,” one person said.
Excalibur is epic https://t.co/xSCJXl1pTS
– Cursed Sabbath Cat 🇬🇧 (@NZITArchitect) October 15, 2022
Another person wrote: “The pressure wave that travels along the path and then follows the tracks of the vehicle in the field! Crazy speed!”
The pressure wave that goes up the path then follows the vehicle goes around the field! Crazy speed!
— Stuart Parmenter 🇺🇦🇬🇧 (@StuParmenter) October 15, 2022
The footage follows a viral video of a Ukrainian SSO capturing a Russian Uragan MLRS 9P140 launcher in Kherson Oblast.
On Wednesday, October 12, the video was shared with the caption: “The reward for the soldiers of the SSO of Ukraine for liberating one of the settlements in the Kherson region is the Russian MLRS of Uragan”.
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