122-mm 2S1 Gvozdika Weapon Systems // Artillery/Guns // Self-Propelled Guns/Howitzers


Country of Origin: Russia

The 122-mm 2S1 Gvozdika (Russian for carnation) was once the most widely deployed tracked artillery weapon in the Russian ground forces. It was also the largest caliber gun on an amphibious chassis. The 2S1 all-welded steel hull is based on the MT-LB armored personnel carrier that has been lengthened to include a seventh road wheel station on each side. The low hull has a shallow glacis with a step cut out on the right side for the driver's forward viewport. The viewport is covered...

 

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