Russian 2S35 «Koalitsiya-SV» set record for modern field artillery

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Range of fire of Russian 2S35 «Koalitsiya-SV» has set a record for a modern field artillery. 2S35 «Koalitsiya-SV – Project for a new artillery system for the Russian land forces (SV = sukhoputniye vojska). The prototype consists of a 2S19 chassis with modified turret, fitted with an over-and-under dual autoloaded 152mm howitzer.

The 2S35 «Koalitsiya-SV» has set a record of range of fire to 70 km. When tested with the experimental projectile Russian self-propelled artillery demonstrated a record distance of 70 kilometers.

According to Russian military engineers, the new 2S35 can used high-explosive long-range precision-guided munitions with a maximum range of 70 km and high level of accuracy.

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