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2S5 Giatsint-S 152-mm Self-Propelled Gun

Alternative Designations 152-mm 2S5 Giatsint-S
Date of Introduction 1981
Proliferation At least 4 countries
Crew 5 (section of 7 with 2 in ammo carrier)
Platform (chassis) Modified 2S3
Combat Weight (mt) 28.2
Chassis Length Overall (m) 8.33
Height Overall (m) 2.76
Width Overall (m) 3.25
Automotive Performance 
Engine Type 520-hp V-59-V-12 multi-fuel diesel
Cruising Range (km) 500 km
Speed (km/h) 
Max Road 63
Max Off-Road 25
Cross-Country INA
Max Swim 4.5
Fording Depths (m) 1.05
Emplacement Time (min) 2
Displacement Time (min) 1
Radio R-123M
Armor, Turret (mm) INA
Armor Turret Top (mm) 15
Armor Hull (mm) 15
Self-Entrenching Blade Yes
NBC Protection System Yes
Smoke Equipment None
Main Armament 
Caliber, Type, Name 152-mm, canon, 2A37
Barrel Length (cal) 52
Rate of Fire (rpm) 
Burst 6
Normal 5
Sustained 1-2
Fire from Ground INA
Loader Type Semi-automatic
Breech Type Horizontal sliding wedge
Muzzle Brake Type Multi baffle
Traverse ()
Left 15
Right 15
Total 30
Elevation () (-/+) -2/+57
Caliber, Type, Name 7.62-mm machinegun PKT
Mount Type Bow (ball-mounted)
Direct Fire Range (m) 1000
Max Effective Range (m)` 
Day 1000 /400-500 on the move
Night 800
Fire on Move Yes
Rate of Fire (rpm) 650 (cyclic)
Indirect Fire PG-1M Panoramic Telescope (PANTEL)
Direct Fire N/A
Collimator K-1
Gun Display Unit None
Fire Control Computer None
Caliber, Type, Name 
152-mm Frag-HE, OF-39 
Indirect Fire Range (m) 
Minimum Range 9100
Maximum Range 28,400
Complete Projectile Weight (kg) 43.51 (OF-29)
Muzzle Velocity 945 m/s
Fuze Type V-429 PD 152-mm, HEAT, BP-540 Direct Fire Range (m)
Minimum Range 0
Maximum Range 1000
Armor Penetration (mm) INA
Complete Projectile Weight (kg) 27.00
Muzzle Velocity 655 m/s
Fuze Type GPV-3 PD 152-mm Frag-HE, OF-86 Indirect Fire Range (m)
Minimum Range INA
Maximum Range 30,500
Complete Projectile Weight (kg) 43.8 (OF-59)
Muzzle Velocity 945 m/s
Fuze Type V-429 PD
Other Ammunition Types DPICM, DPICM-BB, Incendiary, Chemical, Flechette, Semi-active laser-guided Krasnopol-M Frag-HE

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