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2S5  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1981
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: 2A37, Giatsint-S and M-1981
Origin: Russia
Parent System: 2S5
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1981
Total Production: ?
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Description: The 2S5 Giatsint-S, also known as the M-1981, is a 152mm self-propelled howitzer featuring lack of turret and a tracked chassis. It provides greater rates of fire and range than 2S3 152mm howitzer but poor mobility and armor protection. 2S5 is capable of firing both nuclear or conventional rounds. Its 2A37 cannon, which fires 46 kg rounds, has a maximum range of 28,000 meters which can reach up to 40,000 meters firing Rocket Assisted Projectiles (RAP).

2S5's 2A37 cannon is a variant of 152mm 2A36 cannon. Like 2A36, 2S5 can fire a wide range of projectiles for a variety of purposes including semi-active laser-guided Krasnopol and Krasnopol-M projectiles.

2S5 Specifications

Crew: 5
Dimensions
Height: 2.80 meter
Length: 8.30 meter
Main Gun Caliber: 152 millimeter
Width: 3.20 meter
Performance
Main Gun Max Range: 37,000 meter (23.0 mile)
Max Range: 500 kilometer
Power
Power: 520 shp (388 kW)
Rates
Max Rate of Fire: 6 roundperminute
Sustained Rate of Fire: 2 roundperminute
Speed
Top Speed: 17.5 mps (63 kph)
Time
SetUp Time: 2 minute (0.03 hour)
Weight
Combat Weight: 28,000 kilogram
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

2S5 News

There is 1 news
on 18 Feb 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017Finland to Buy 48 K9 Thunder 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers from South Korea

Operators & Related Equipment


OperatorsItems

Grand Total ?4
Defensive Weapons
Krasnopol
Krasnopol-M
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