In the Eastern Military District (OIE) in the near future is expected entry into service of new heavy self-propelled artillery system (ACS) "Hyacinth".
About 20 ACS "Hyacinth" will join an existing fleet artillery weapons (ACS "Acacia", "Carnation") connections TSB.
ACS "Hyacinth" crawler has a light armor protection, highly maneuverable and powerful weapons.
This was reported
- Press and Information Office of Defense of the Russian Federation.
The case provides protection from bullets and shrapnel. ACS "Hyacinth" may firing from covered positions and direct fire. 152-mm self-propelled guns "Hyacinth" — domestic ranged weapon, second only to the 203-mm self-propelled gun "Peony", capable of hitting targets at a distance up to 28 km, and the special shell — up to 33 km.
It is designed to suppress and destroy offensive nuclear weapons, government, logistics, manpower and combat materiel in concentration areas and strongholds.