MOSCOW ($1=60.48 Russian Rubles) — Russia has developed a NATO caliber 155mm on its finest Msta-S self-propelled howitzer. That is reported by the Russian media, citing the Russian firm Rosoboronexport. The howitzer with the brand new caliber shall be offered on the upcoming ADEX protection exhibition in Azerbaijan.
At the moment, Msta-S has a caliber of 152.4 mm. It is a frequent Russian normal that serves completely different artillery weapons in the identical caliber. Azerbaijan additionally operates 155mm caliber on a few of its artillery items. The scenario is comparable in some international locations within the Caucasian and Asian areas. Russia will attempt to supply the Msta-S exactly on this market and because of this, has developed a NATO-caliber model.
ADEX-2022 is the most important army exhibition on this area throughout this era of the yr. The selection of Azerbaijan for the presentation of the 155mm Msta-S will not be unintended. Regardless of some political and financial disagreements within the relationship between the 2 international locations, Baku is without doubt one of the important consumers of Russian arms within the Caucasus.
Msta-S in Ukraine
Regardless of the imposed financial sanctions, the Russian tank plant UralTransMash continues to supply the Msta-S self-propelled howitzers. The final supply for the warfare in Ukraine of Msta-S was made in August. This supply was with modernized Msta-S – a brand new automated fireplace steerage and management system.
Msta-S is the principle artillery within the Russian armed forces in Ukraine. It’s powered by a diesel engine offering 840 horsepower. The utmost vary of the projectile is as much as 36 km, but it surely depends upon its sort. Msta-S is known for its quick work throughout army operations. Inside one minute, it may fireplace as much as 10 projectiles, which is a critical aggressive benefit.
Different gear to show
Rosoboronexport commented that it’ll exhibit not less than 500 Russian army merchandise on the exhibition. Amongst them, along with the Msta-S, Russia will show reconnaissance assault helicopters Ka-52E and Mi-35. The Su-35 fourth-generation fighter will even be offered at ADEX-2022. Rosoboronexport says it would additionally spare an Il-76MD-90A[E] army transport plane, the BMPT Terminator tank assist fight car, the Buk-M2E anti-aircraft missile system, and the Khrizantema-S SPTRK.
In keeping with the Russian firm, the debut of particular samples of the Tiger armored car is anticipated with nice curiosity. They’re appropriate for each army and police models. Autonomous vehicles, border safety and significant factors, posts, and commentary programs of Russian design will even participate within the exhibition.
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