“National joint-stock holding company Artem begins batch production of 152-mm, which will be delivered in the Ukrainian army soon,” Poroshenko wrote.
He added that in the nearest future it is planned to start manufacturing for other artillery systems in size from 100-mm to NATO caliber 155-mm.
The 2S5 Giatsint-S is a corps self-propelled artillery system. 152-mm gun 2A36 is a primary armament. It has a maximal rate of fire 5-6 rounds a minute. ZOF29 high explosive shells with a maximal rate of fire 28,5 km, and ZOF59 shells with an improved aerodynamic configuration with a maximal rate of fire 30,5 km are included in the basic ammunition of 2A37 gun.