Land Warfare

PREMIUM: Smart munitions hold the key for Derivatsiya

19th February 2021 - 10:00 GMT | by Alex Tarasoff in Moscow

The tactical role of 2S38 Derivatsiya-PVO may be diminished unless guided or programmable munitions can be successfully integrated.

Development and testing is underway of ‘smart’ ammunition for the 2S38 Derivatsiya-PVO self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG), according to manufacturer Uralvagonzavod (UVZ).

However, the tactical role of the weapon system still appears slightly ill-defined and much depends on the successful introduction of the new ammunition. Failure would leave Derivatsiya reliant on ...

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