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Tango0116 Jun 2017 10:09 p.m. PST

"The Russian Ground Forces have started to receive a new modernized version of the Msta-S self-propelled artillery piece.

The new self-propelled gun will be used in the interim until the much more modern 2S35 Koalitsiya-SV enters service in numbers.

"Dozens of self-propelled artillery Msta-S entered into service in the military units of the 1st Tank Army in the Moscow region," reads a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense.

"Servicemen of the artillery units of the Tamanskaya and Kantemirovskaya divisions have completed the acceptance of the military hardware from the representatives of the military-industrial complex and it's entering into service. Crews have completed the relevant re-training to operate it. Self-propelled artillery is placed in specially constructed parks with the necessary infrastructure."

The two units will exercise with the new guns later this summer.

"The new hardware will take part in the combat firing of artillery of the 1st Tank army, appointed at the final stage of summer training period," the Russian MOD statements reads…"
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