The UK is going to buy modern 155-mm Archer self-propelled artillery from BAE Systems.
What is known
The information was shared by Shephard. We are talking about 6-8 installations. The UK and Sweden will sign a contract for the purchase of self-propelled guns in the near future. ACS Archer will be replaced in the British army AS-90who will go to Ukraine. By the way, Ukraine will also receive Archer. Sweden promised to transfer 12 installations to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
For those who are not in the know
Archer is a modern Swedish 155mm self-propelled artillery mount based on the Volvo A30D 6×6 chassis. It is designed to destroy manpower, artillery batteries, bunkers, as well as to provide passages in minefields and field barriers. ACS serve 3-4 people. It is capable of hitting targets at a distance of up to 60 km (with Excalibur shells). Archer can fire over 21 projectiles in 3.5 minutes.