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How to convert heavy weaponry from armored vehicles into handheld weapons? An example from Ukraine (Video) – NewsEverything | Technology

In the ongoing Ukraine’s battle against Russian invasion, one unexpected engineering problem has emerged. Lots of intact heavy weaponry gets salvaged from the defeated armored vehicles – how to convert them into handheld weapons?

A heavy weapon from an armored vehicle. Image credit: France 24 via YouTube (screen from the video)

A heavy weapon from an armored vehicle. Image credit: France 24 via YouTube (screen from the video)

Interestingly, the Kyiv car mechanics have already found the necessary solution. They successfully used their mechanical engineering knowledge of working with cars to create the first converted prototypes. And, their creations were successful.

Of course, guns from armored vehicles are considerably heavier than their smaller models. They however also pack much more firepower. See the full coverage of this story in the video below:

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