In a counter-battery fight, the Ukrainian military destroyed the "Msta-B" of the Russians

Damage to the artillery position of the Russian military with 2A65
Damage to the artillery position of the Russian military with 2A65 "Msta-B" howitzers. July-August 2022. Ukraine.
© Photo: "Army SOS"
Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: August 01 2022 at 10:19 pm
Source: myukraineis.org

In a counter-battery fight, the Ukrainian military hit the artillery position of the Russians. The Russian military placed three 152-mm trailed howitzers 2A65 "Msta-B" at their position.

The volunteer organization "Army SOS" reported that the fire was corrected by the "Valkyrie" drone.

" Valkyrie UAVs from ARMY SOS are effectively working together with the Armed Forces of Ukraine for the sake of Victory ," the message says.

Artillery position of the Russian military with 2A65 howitzers. July-August 2022. Ukraine. Photo: "Army SOS"

Reconnaissance and adjustment of fire from the drone allowed the Ukrainian artillery to hit the Russians.

During the defeat, at least one 2A65 "Msta-B" howitzer was destroyed.

Damage to the artillery position of the Russian military with 2A65 howitzers. July-August 2022. Ukraine. Photo: "Army SOS"

Also, in the published photo, a hit to the Russians' ammunition was recorded.

On July 30, the Operational Command "South" reported the destruction of two "Msta-B" howitzers.

Presumably, the Russian artillery was destroyed in the Kherson direction.

2A65 " Msta-B " is designed to destroy artillery and mortar batteries, tanks and other armored vehicles.

Trophy Russian damaged howitzer "Msta-B" in the South of Ukraine. April 2022. Photo: 80 ODSHBr

Also, the destruction of field fortifications and other defense structures, the suppression of manpower and firepower, control points, anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense equipment.

152-mm howitzer "Msta-B" during exercises of 55 OABr. November 2020. Photo: ArmyInform

The howitzer is fired with 152-mm split-charge shots designed both specifically for it (and for the 2C19 "Msta-S") and those used on the D-20, 2C3 "Acacia" howitzers.

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