Ukrainian project to convert the 2S1 self-propelled howitzer into IFV doomed to failure

In Ukraine, it was proposed to convert part of the outdated 2S1 Gvozdika self-propelled artillery mounts into infantry fighting vehicles, called "Kevlar-E". It is planned to dismantle the turret with its 122mm gun and equipment in the stern in favor of a full-fledged troop compartment for 6 people. The crew consists of three military personnel. Dmitry Lemeshko reports on Vestnik-RM.ru.

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Ukrainian Kevlar-E infantry fighting vehicle prototype (Picture source: Mil.in.ua)

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