Russian Defense Ministry has received 35 upgraded MSTA-S self-propelled guns

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.

All the commanders-propelled howitzer artillery battery connections to enhance the skills and training were retrained on this artillery system in the factory, the press service of the county.  

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).

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