Russian Artillery vehicles and systems of Russia
The 2S1 Gvozdika is a Russian-made 122mm self-propelled howitzer based on a tracked armored vehicle. The first prototype was ready in 1969. The 2S1 entered service with the Soviet Army in the early 1970s and was first seen in public at a Polish Army parade in 1974.
The 2S19 Msta-S is a 152 mm self-propelled howitzer designed by the Soviet Union that entered into service with the Russian army service in 1989 as the successor to the 2S3 Akatsiya.
The 2S23 also named Nona-SVK is a Russian-made wheeled self-propelled mortar carrier. The 2S23 was first revealed at a defense exhibition in Asia in late 1990 when a complete system was displayed for the first time.
The 2S3 Akatsiya is a Russian-made 152 mm self-propelled howitzer based on a tracked armored vehicle. The first two prototypes of the 2S3 were completed by late 1968 and testing continued through to 1969 but problems were encountered with contamination in the turret so an additional four improved systems were built. The system was accepted for service with the Russian army in December 1971.
The 2S34 "Chosta" is a 120mm self-propelled mortar carrier designed and manufactured in Russia. The 2S34 was first revealed at the TVM-2014 Moscow Defense exhibition, in August 2014. The vehicle is an evolution of the Soviet-made 2S1 "Gvozdika", a 122mm self-propelled howitzer.
The 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV is a new generation of Russian-made self-propelled tracked howitzer based on the 2S19 chassis fitted with a new turret. A few months ago Russia unveiled a twin-barreled self-propelled howitzer under the name of 2S35, but the project was canceled.
The 2S4 Tyulpan is Russian-made 240mm calibre self-propelled mortar carrier. This mortar system reached full operational capability with the former Soviet Army in 1975.
The 2S5 Giatsint-S is a Soviet-made 152 mm self-propelled gun that was developed by the Special Design Bureau of the Sverdlovsk (now Ekaterinburg) Machinery Construction Factory late in 1968. The first production of the 2S5 started in 1976.
The 2S6 Tungunska 2K22, NATO reporting name SA-19 grison, is a Russian-made self-propelled air defense system that combines gun and missile armament. The development of the 2S6 Tunguska began in 1970 after a request by the Russian army for a new self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon system to replace the old ZSU-23-4 self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.
The 2S7 Pion M-1975 (Soviet name SO-203) is a tracked 203mm self-propelled gun designed and manufactured by the Russian defense industry. The 2S7 chassis was developed by the Kirov Factory under the designation of the Obiekt 216, with the gun and mount being developed by the Barrikady plant. The 2S7M is a modernized version of the previous 2S7 using the same 203mm cannon but with many new improvements.
The 2S9 also named Nona-S (Russian name SO-120) is a 120mm self-propelled mortar carrier designed and manufactured in Russia. The first was unveiled for the first time to the public during a military parade in May 1985. The vehicle was used mainly by airborne troops to replace conventional artillery systems and to provide also a light anti-tank vehicle.
9A52-2 Smerch-M BM-30 M Multiple rocket launcher system
9A52-2T Smerch Multiple rocket launcher system
The BM-21 Grad is a Soviet truck-mounted 122-mm multiple rocket launcher, developed in the early 1960s. The main role of the BM-21 Grad system is to support the division with suppressive fire.
The 9P140 Uragan also named BM-27, is a 220mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) designed and manufactured by the Russian defense industry. The system was designed in the early 1970s, with development being completed in 1975. The BM-27 was first seen in 1977.
The BM-30 Smerch 9A52 is a Russian-made heavy multiple rocket launcher. The BM-30 is designed and manufactured by the Russian Company Splav State Research and Production Association, Tula, Russia, which also manufactures the Uragan, Grad, and Prima rocket launchers.
The D-30, Russian designation 2A18, is a Russian-made 122 mm towed howitzer that first entered service in the 1960s with the Russian army. The D-30 is designed to defeat unsheltered and covered manpower, weapons and military equipment of the enemy at the forward edge of the battle area and to the regiment's mission depth.
The Phlox (Floks) 2S40 is a 120mm wheeled self-propelled mortar carrier developed and designed by the Russian JSC Central Research Institute Burevestnik, a subdivision of UralVagonZavod. The Phlox was unveiled during Army 2016, the International Military Technical Forum which was held near Moscow (Russia) from 6 to 11 September 2016.
Tornado CV 9A52-4 300 mm multiple rocket launcher system
The Tornado-G MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System ) is an improved version of the standard Russian-made 122mm BM-21 rocket launcher system based on a Kamaz or Ural-4320 truck. The Tornado-G has been designed to be fully automatic.
The Tornado-S 9K515 is a modernized version of the soviet-made BM-30 Smerch 300mm MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System) that entered into service with the Russian armed forces in 1987. It is designed and manufactured by the Russian company Motovilikhinskie Zavody. The Tornado-S was approved for service in July–August 2016 and the first rocket launchers were ordered by the Russian army in the summer of 2019.
The TOS-1 heavy flame thrower system is a 220mm 30-barrel multiple rocket launcher system that can fire rockets with thermobaric or incendiary warheads. The Russian development of the TOS-1 began in the late 1980s. The TOS-1 enters into service with the Russian army at end of 2000.
The TOS-1A is a Russian-made Heavy flamethrower system that is designed for fire support of infantry and tanks, defeating enemy personnel at the unconcealed environments and under the shelter in various kinds of offensive and defensive combat action, and also for incapacitation of light armored transport and vehicles.
The 1L219 also nicknamed Zoopark-1 is a Russian artillery counter-battery radar system, designed to detect and track enemy artillery and rocket launchers. The system was developed by the Russian company NNIIRT, a subsidiary of the Almaz-Antey Concern, in the 1980s and has been in service with the Russian Armed Forces since the 1990s.
The Scorpion is an armored personnel carrier in the category of MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) designed and manufactured by the Company Streit Group. The vehicle was unveiled in 2012 during the defense exhibition in Paris, Eurosatory.