Self-propelled installations “Phlox” and “Drok”

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Contracts for the supply to the Armed Forces of the latest self-propelled 82-mm mortars “Drok” and self-propelled artillery 120-mm guns “Phlox” have already been signed. This was announced on October 1, 2019 in an interview with TASS by the special representative of “Uralvagonzavod” for military-technical cooperation, Army General Alexey Maslov.

“The Phlox self-propelled gun mount and the Drok mortar, developed by order of the Russian Ministry of Defense as part of the Sketch project, are at the final stage of preliminary tests, –  said A. Maslov –– Everything is going according to plan. There is a contract for their serial production”.



Self-propelled gun “Phlox”


The 120-mm Phlox gun was mounted on the basis of the “Ural-4320” army armored car with      a 6 × 6 wheel arrangement. The gun was first presented to the public at the forum “Army 2016”. The main feature of the new Self-propelled artillery is a combined semi-automatic rifled gun, which provides firing with all types of mortar mines and shells with ready-to-cut rifles. The gun can shoot like a howitzer and mortar, and can also be used when shooting direct fire.


Self-propelled complex “Drok” created on the basis of an armored vehicle “Typhoon-Airborne.” The mortar can fire by conventional 82-mm ammunition, as well as by new mines with increased power and range. Allowed shooting from the fighting compartment of the machine and from the ground.

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation previously reported that state tests of the Drok mobile mortar will be held in 2019.


Source: https://военное.рф/2019/Гособоронзаказ54/