It is planned to complete the tests in 2022
KUBINKA /Moscow region/, August 27. /TASS/. Preliminary tests of promising 152 mm caliber shots for the Coalition-SV artillery complex have begun. This was announced to TASS by the executive director of JSC " NPK " Techmash "(part of the holding "Technodinamika" of the state corporation "Rostec") Alexander Kochkin at the forum "Army-2021".
"At the moment, the ammunition of the designed shots is at the stage of preliminary tests. The Ministry of Defense has set a task to complete state tests of shots in 2022, " he said.
The OKR "Coalition-BP "and" Coalition-SP "is performed by" V. V. Bakhirev IMI " (part of the holding "Technodinamika" of the Rostec state Corporation). As part of the work, an ammunition set of main and special-purpose shots for the 152 mm interspecific artillery complex "Coalition" was created.
"The new ammunition set of shots for the Coalition complex is promising, has tactical and technical characteristics at the level of the world's best samples, and also ensures the fulfillment of the entire volume of specified firing tasks with the required efficiency," said Alexander Kochkin, noting that a special feature of the promising ammunition is the microwave system for initiating modular propellant charges that are part of the shots.
The International military-technical Forum "Army-2021" is held in the Patriot Shopping Center from August 22 to 28.