The principle is quite simple. A special tube is installed on the barrel of the machine, under the 23-mm cartridge from the twin anti-aircraft gun ZU-23. In the chamber of the machine is charged "idle", which has enough energy to send ammunition for several hundred meters.
Donetsk residents consider a new invention a good alternative to a grenade launcher, because 23-mm cartridges can be high-explosive with a maximum fuse response time of 11 seconds.
New received the name "Artem". It is not yet known how effective this invention will be.
Ранее стало известноthat the DPR army had 60-mm mortars capable of covering the enemy right in the trenches. This effect was achieved through the use of fragmentation grenades as ammunition.