2S19M1 Msta-S Self-propelled Howitzers Delivered To Russian Army
Uraltransmash handed over to the navy a batch of modernized 2S19M1 Msta-S self-propelled howitzers. Modifications of the Msta-S are nonetheless being provided to the Russian Military. Uraltransmash (The Ural Transport Engineering Plant) is an organization primarily based in Yekaterinburg, Russia. At present it’s a subsidiary of Uralvagonzavod. the corporate is Russia’s major producer of self-propelled artillery. Uraltransmash is among the oldest enterprises within the Ural: its historical past is greater than 200 years previous. In 1989, Uraltransmash produced its first self-propelled howitzer, the 2S19 Msta.
2S19M1 Msta-S is a modernized model of the 152-mm self-propelled weapons Msta-S, outfitted with a programmable loading system. As a part of the modernization, all tools obtained automated steering and fireplace management system (ASUNO), and a significant overhaul of all elements and components was additionally carried out. In 2008 the Russian armed forces ordered an improved mannequin with an automatic fireplace management system. The self-propelled howitzer can ship each oblique and direct fireplace solely on the halt with out the preliminary preparation of firing positions. Laying technique is computerized, semi-automatic, guide.
An automatic laying and fireplace management system (ALFCS) put in on the self-propelled howitzer, mixed with artillery fireplace management automobiles, supplies extremely efficient counter-battery fireplace. The usage of the ALFCS reduces the emplacement time 1.5-2 instances, shortens the time to open fireplace by 25-30%, and doubles the survivability of the 2S19M1-155 self-propelled howitzer on the battlefield. The utmost firing vary is 29 km. Ammunition: 50 shells. Most velocity: 60 km / h. Autonomy: greater than 600 km. The upgraded self-propelled weapons can fireplace all varieties of projectiles, together with 2K25 Krasnopol 152/155 mm cannon-launched guided munitions.
The 2S19 Msta, after the Msta River, is a 152.4 mm self-propelled howitzer designed by the Soviet Union, which entered service in 1989 because the successor to the 2S3 Akatsiya. The automobile has the operating gear of the T-80, however is powered by the T-72’s diesel engine. The Msta is a howitzer designed for deployment both as an unarmored towed gun, or to be fitted in armored self-propelled artillery mountings. Present manufacturing of the towed mannequin is designated Msta-B, whereas the self-propelled mannequin is the Msta-S. Msta-S howitzers have been used within the Russo-Ukrainian Conflict by the Ukrainian Military in addition to pro-Russian separatists who captured one machine in the course of the battle.
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