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Modified Msta-S and Orlan-10E go through their paces

19th April 2021 - 14:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The 2S19M1-155 fired at a maximum range of 40km in a recent demonstration. (Photo: Rosoboronexport)

Russia hosts another demonstration of the 2S19M1-155 self-propelled howitzer and Orlan-10E UAV for ‘representatives of a foreign customer’.

Russian defence conglomerate Rostec announced on 19 April that ‘representatives of a foreign customer’ witnessed a recent joint demonstration of the 2S19M1-155 (a Msta-S self-propelled howitzer adapted to fire NATO-standard 155mm ammunition) and the Orlan-10E reconnaissance UAV.

A similar demonstration was held for unnamed Middle Eastern customers in March 2020.

During the latest event at the Staratel training ground in Nizhny Tagil, Msta-S ‘showed excellent coordination capabilities with the UAV’, Rostec noted.

The 2S19M1-155 fired at a maximum range of 40km with laying recovery in automatic mode.

‘Msta-S has also shown excellent results when used in coordination with a control system and Orlan-10E UAV,’ Rostec added.

According to Shephard Defence Insight, the 2S19M1-155 variant carries 42 155 mm projectiles (including eight in an automatic loader) and incorporates automotive components from the T-90. 

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