The military-industrial complex of Ukraine restock artillery armament of the armed forces of Ukraine, said the head of the Verkhovna Rada on issues of national security and defence Sergiy Pashinskiy.
according to the Deputy, the new 82-mm mortar "willow" uses for the shootout and Agitation among them the shells, reports " news Agency referring to the entry Pashinsky in Facebook.
Propaganda shells ? special purpose ammunition. They are designed to dissipate campaign materials (leaflets usually) within controlled opponent. Striking action is not specifically provided, however, large fragments of such munitions have the opportunity to pose a hazard to structures, equipment and people. The first time propaganda artillery shell was developed and tested in England in 1918, but at that moment he was not adopted. In the process of world war II Propaganda ammunition to the warring parties was used sporadically during the relative calm, when the front line was stabilized. In service with the USSR there was Agitation mines of calibre of 82 mm, 122-mm Propaganda shells. In service with Germany ? rockets caliber 73 mm. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand People.