31 Jan '18, 3pm

#Russia is developing new anti-aircraft system on BMP-3 chassis #SPAA #2S38

#Russia is developing new anti-aircraft system on BMP-3 chassis #SPAA #2S38

A visit of by a high-ranking Russian official to a military arms plant has ended up with eagle-eyed bloggers catching sight of an experimental 2S38 self-propelled anti-aircraft artillery system. The 2S38 is a 57mm mobile system capable of engaging a wide array of aerial targets by using passive reconnaissance and target tracking gear. Mounted on the BMP-3 amphibious armored vehicle, the 2S38 is designed to shoot down UAVs, cruise missiles, air-to-surface missiles, tactical warplanes and air support helicopters. The 2S38’s system of optical and electronic target acquisition developed in Minsk, Belarus, ensures a 360-degree observation. The system can spot an A-10 ground attack plane 6.4 kilometers (almost 4 miles) away. With sectoral observation engaged, it can “see” the aircraft at a distance of over 12 kilometers (over 7 miles). The self-propelled anti-aircraft gun can al...

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