The 2S22 Bohdana is a 155 mm wheeled self-propelled howitzer developed in Ukraine. It is based on the 6×6 chassis of the KrAZ-6322. It has an armoured cabin and enough storage for around 20 shells. The howitzer has a minimum range of 780 meters, and a maximum range of 40 km with HE/AP ammunition or 50 km with a rocket-assisted projectile. It had an average rate of fire of six shells per minute.
|Place of origin||Ukraine|
|In service||2018 – present|
|Used by||Ukrainian Ground Forces|
|Designer||Kramatorsk Heavy Duty Machine Tool Building Plant|
|Mass||28 tonnes (62,000 lb)|
|Rate of fire||4–8 rounds per minute|
|Maximum firing range||HEIAP: 35–40 km (22–25 mi)|
RAP: 45–60 km (28–37 mi)
|155 mm howitzer|
|Engine||380–420 hp (280–310 kW)|
|1,200 km (750 mi)|
The first public demonstration of the howitzer was in the Kyiv Independence Day Parade of 2018. Fire tests were first conducted in October, 2021.
In May, during the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, videos on social media have appeared allegedly showing the use of the 2S22 Bohdana on the Battlefield. At that point in time the weapon has not officially been incorporated into the army yet.