PzH 2000 Supports Afghan Police


Panzerhaubitze 2000 (PzH 2000) 155 mm armored artillery supported Afghan security forces over the weekend, the Bundeswehr reported today.

Bundeswehr photo

After a Kleinfluggerät Zielortung (KZO) unmanned aerial vehicle reconnoitered 20 insurgents who had attacked an Afghan National Police base and fatally wounded a policeman in Qara Yatim west of Kunduz, a PzH 2000 fired six illuminating rounds as an escalation of force.

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