In the zone of the special operation Russian military eliminated the closed firing positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) using self-propelled artillery mounts (ACS) 2S19 “Msta-S”. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
According to the commander of the howitzer self-propelled artillery battery of the ZVO, Lieutenant Ruslana Shilinaall fighters of the Russian Federation effectively carry out the tasks set by the command.
As explained in the relevant department, Msta-S howitzers hit targets with high-explosive, high-explosive fragmentation and precision-guided munitions.
It is noted that these installations make it possible to disable enemy fortifications and armored vehicles, as well as to destroy buried concrete fortifications.
In addition, representatives of the Russian Defense Ministry stressed that the Msta-S howitzers were deployed to the front line of the line of contact to constrain the maneuvers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and destroy their key fortified areas.
Former Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated that the Russian army continues to reduce the military potential of Ukraine, striking at critical infrastructure.