Western MD artillery units receive Msta-SM new howitzers and Uragan MLRS
Western MD artillery formation located in the Moscow region received 12 Msta-SM new howitzers and six Uragan multiple launch rocket systems. This hardware is to raise combat capabilities of the Western MD formation in offensive and defensive operations.
The Msta-SM howitzer is designed to eliminate artillery and mortar batteries, armored vehicles, air and missile defence systems, AT guns, and manpower by fire from 152mm gun.
The Uragan MLRS is designed to eliminated manpower, armored vehicles, artillery positions, tactical missile systems, command and communication centres, and other infrastructure located at the square of 40 hectares at the distance of up to 35 kilometers.
Moreover, the formation is to receive about 10 Shturm antitank missile systems by the end of 2017.