2S5 Giatsint-S

The 2S5 Giatsint-S is a Soviet/Russian 152 mm self-propelled gun. "2S5" is its GRAU designation. It is NBC protected.


Country Name Origin Year
Russia (USSR) 1978
Country Name Operational Year Retirement Year
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Production of the 2S5 Giatsint-S started in 1976 along with the towed version the 2A36 Giatsint-B. It was introduced into service in 1978 and has also been known as the M1981 by the United States.

Type Self-propelled artillery
Place of origin Soviet Union
Service history
In service 1978 – present
Production history
Designed 1967 – 1974
Produced 1976 – 1991
Specifications
Weight 28.2 tons (61,729 lbs)
Length 8.33 m (27.32 ft)
Width 3.25 m (10.66 ft)
Height 2.76 m (9 ft)
Crew 5 (section of 7 with 2 in ammunition carrier)
Armor 15 mm (.59 in)
Main
armament
2A36 152 mm gun (5.98 in)
Secondary
armament
1x 7.62 mm machine gun
Engine Diesel
388 kW (520 hp)
Suspension torsion bar
Operational
range
500 km (311 mi)
Speed 62 km/h (38 mph)
(road)
25 km/h (15 mph)
(off-road)

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