Motorized Infantry Division Artillery Brigade, stationed in Chechnya, fully equipped with new self-propelled howitzers, "MSTA-S", said the head of the press service of the Southern Military District, Colonel Igor Gorbul.
- MSTA-S (photo from www.vpk-news.ru)
"At the train station in the Chechen Republic Hankala completed loading on the platform 20 self-propelled howitzers," Acacia ", which will be framed on the storage base in the Sverdlovsk region" — said Gorbul.
He said that under the program re-SOUTH troops in 2011 for service received advanced 152-mm "MSTA-S".
"The new ACS artillery units are fully equipped with a motorized infantry brigade, stationed in the territory of the Chechen Republic", — said Gorbul.
He noted that after upgrading the efficiency of this type of weapon significantly improved through the introduction of an automated process control system, pointing guns. The upgraded howitzer has a hardware independent survey and navigation information exchange with the machine control from the automated fire control systems, which can significantly increase the firepower of troops.