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The metal in the Ukrainian mortar “Hammer” does not meet the specifications, said the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on legislative support of law enforcement Andriy Kozhemyakin. About it reports the UNIAN.
“Experts say metal what type of steel shafts does not meet the specifications — it is more soft than it should be,” — said the Deputy.
The MP reminded that recently the tragedy occurred at the Rivne landfill, which killed three and injured nine people. “It’s already 12 dead and 38 wounded from mortar Molot,” — said Kozhemyakin.
July 6, while the brigade tactical exercises with live firing at Rivne military training ground exploded mortar “Hammer”. The decision of the commander of Land forces of VSU exercises suspended. Open criminal proceedings under article about infringement of rules of weapon handling.
Mortar М120-15 “Hammer” of caliber of 120 millimeters is developed on the basis of the Soviet mortar 2Б11. The first deliveries of the APU is started in 2016.
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