More than 35 upgraded 152-mm self-propelled howitzers 2S19M2 "MSTA-S" got gunners Motorized Brigade of the Southern Military District (SOUTH), stationed on the territory of the Stavropol Territory.
The new artillery system 2S19M2 "MSTA-S" has significant structural differences from the previous modification. We upgraded self-propelled howitzers installed a new automated fire control system, aiming increased rate of fire, and there is the possibility of using digital electronic cards, which significantly speeds up the terrain orientation in difficult geographical conditions and allows faster and more efficiently perform fire missions.
Also, to reduce the visibility of self-propelled artillery system used on the battlefield set "Cloak", which combined with the heat shields can simultaneously increase protection against radar, thermal, and optical detection of more than 1.5 times, thereby reducing the effectiveness of high-precision weapons.
Highly mobile armored self-propelled gun "MSTA-S" is designed to engage openly located and protected targets (manpower, armored and soft-skinned military vehicles, field fortifications, facilities and missile defense, command and control facilities of the enemy and its rear).