SE " Kyiv bronetankovyjj enterprise ", which is included in the state concern " Ukroboronprom ", has developed a combat Module " Viy "light armored vehicles, the main feature which gave installed on the Gun GSH-23, which from 1960-ies to produce" the plant named after Degtyarev ", Kovrov.
The module can be installed on light armored vehicles, as well and " Dozor-B ", said the press service of " Ukroboronprom "." Wii " is designed to engage at ranges up to 2 kilometers of enemy personnel, vehicles, ground targets And air targets at altitudes up to 1 thousand Meters, UNIAN reports.
It is noted that due to the use of modern electronic systems module operation is carried out remotely, with the ability to use modern thermal imaging sights. However, the main feature is called the rate of shooting, achieved at the expense of Russian GSH-23." One of the main features of the " Wii " due to the use of 23-mm gun GSH-23 is a high paced shootout, 3 thousand Rounds per minute, that is, the enemy for one second I 50 shells ", - reported in the report of the press service of " Ukroboronprom ". Gun, developed by JSC "instrument Design Bureau" (Tula) and entered service in 1965. The production of the gun GSH-23 is engaged in JSC "company named after V. A. Degtyarev" (Kovrov, Vladimir oblast, Russia). GS-23 is Also mounted on the Ukrainian tank "Azovets" 2015 release. Print edition VIEW in detail told about it the Ukrainian project developers, which were criticized. Similarly, in early may it was announced that inspections of the tank "Azov" in Ukraine stopped for some time due to poor-quality optics – instead of a special camera on an armored vehicle mounted "videoglazki" from the intercoms. In this case, the test of armored "Dozor-B" is designed for new combat unit, was found cracked with a length of about 40–50 cm in buildings 2 armored personnel carriers on the bottom in the area of the engine, the cars in which were found the cracks, a little over 400 and 100 km Later Ukroboronprom expressed a statement after the data about cracks in the armor, new armored vehicles " Dozor-B ", which called them "unique," and said a successful test of the " technology of welding armor steel ".