Repair and modernization of self-propelled guns 2S7 “Pion” is coming to an end. Combat vehicles have replaced the transmission, wiring, surveillance systems and communications, said the Agency “Interfax” with reference to “Uralvagonzavod”. After the upgrade, ACS will receive the index 2С7М and will be called “Malka”.
203-mm gun 2S7 – one of the most powerful in the world. Total weight of projectile – 110 pounds. The range of fire reaches 49 km.
the ACS weighs the same as a main battle tank 46 tons. The maximum speed does not exceed 50 kilometers per hour on the highway. The ammunition of the artillery placed no more than 8 rounds, the rest carry transport-charging machines. 2S7 maintains a crew of 7 people.