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The deadline for the end of state tests of the 120-mm self-propelled artillery gun "Magnolia"

Названы сроки окончания госиспытаний 120-мм самоходного артиллерийского орудия «magnolia»
State tests of the newest self-propelled artillery gun “magnolia” completed in 2022 year, the gun is currently undergoing preliminary tests. This is reported by TASS with reference to the press service. “Uralvagonzavod”.

The self-propelled artillery gun (AOC) “magnolia” на базе ДТ-30ПМ разработано, его государственные испытания планируется завершить в 2022 year
– declared at the enterprise, adding, что опытные образцы самоходного орудия в настоящее время проходят цикл предварительных испытаний.

Самоходное артиллерийское орудие разработано АО ЦНИИ “petrel” (Nizhny Novgorod, part of the joint-stock company “NPK “Uralvagonzavod”). Впервые характеристики САО “magnolia” были раскрыты на международном форуме “Army-2019”.

САО размещено на шасси гусеничного бронированного транспортера ДТ-30ПМ семейства “Knight”. At the rear housing “magnolia” found fighting compartment - with a 120 mm gun 2A80, combining the fighting qualities of the cannon, howitzers and mortars. The design of the tower provides a horizontal circular tip and lift the barrel from -5 ° to + 80 °. Cannon firing high-explosive shells at a range of 8,5 km, guided missiles - on 10 km, high-explosive mines - on 7 km. Rate instruments - 10 rounds per minute, ammunition consists of 80 shells.

The main purpose – fire destruction of armored vehicles, manpower and fortifications.

It is assumed, that the self-propelled gun will come into service artillery units, stationed in remote areas, wetlands, the Far North.

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