The Zuzana 2 is an 8x8 self-propelled howitzer and an upgraded version of the Slovak-made Zuzana 155 mm 45 caliber version of the Dana 152 mm 8x8 wheeled self-propelled howitzer. In 2018, Slovakia ordered 25 Zuzana 2, and the first artillery vehicles were handed over to the Slovak army in July 2021.
Slovak President Zuzana Caputova said in her address to the Verkhovna Rada on May 31 that the Slovak Republic would provide Ukraine with Zuzana 2 self-propelled howitzers.
The Zuzana 2 is based on TATRA 8×8 modified truck chassis, according to armyrecognition.com. The main armament consists of one 155mm/52 caliber gun. The gun has a maximum firing range of 41 km with extended range ammunition. This artillery vehicle is fitted with an automatic loading system that enables a maximum firing range in automatic mode of 5 rounds per minute or 5 rounds in one minute.