The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed two Russian self-propelled howitzers 2S19 "Msta-S" with M982 Excalibur high-precision projectiles

The Armed Forces of Ukraine once again demonstrated the excellent accuracy of M982 Excalibur shells. WITH

using two 155-mm ammunition, two Russian self-propelled howitzers 2S19 "Msta-S" (according to NATO classification - M1990 Farm) were destroyed.

What is known

2S19 "Msta-S" was developed 40 years agospecialists of the Ural plant of transport engineering. In total, more than 700 self-propelled artillery mounts were produced, which entered service in 1989.

The howitzer is equipped with a 152 mm 2A64 cannon.The maximum firing range is almost 30 km. In addition to the cannon, the 2S19 Msta-S has one 12.7 mm heavy machine gun to deal with lightly armored targets.

The combat vehicle is equipped with an engine780 horsepower. The power plant allows 2S19 "Msta-S" to reach a speed of 60 km / h on the highway. Fuel tanks with a capacity of 1300 liters provide a cruising range of 500 km.