Russian 2S3 Akatsiya self-propelled howitzer firing at Ukrainian forces. December 2022InternationalIndiaAfricaThe Akatsiya is a self-propelled artillery system equipped with a 152mm howitzer and can fire a variety of munitions, including high explosive and anti-tank rounds. The system has a top speed of 60 km/h and a range of up to 420km. The Russian Defense Ministry has released a video showing combat work performed by crews of the 152mm Akatsiya self-propelled artillery mounts.Russian artillerymen actively use the tactics of a fire raid: they arrive in the designated area, work on the specified targets and leave their positions. Unmanned aircraft crews help them correct their fire.The Akatsiya is a 152mm howitzer that is mounted on a tracked chassis, which makes it highly mobile and versatile.One of the key advantages of the system is its mobility. It can cross difficult terrain and move quickly from one location to another. This makes it an ideal weapon for supporting ground troops in combat situations.