“For people far from the Syrian realities, such use of relatively easily armored self-propelled guns seems suicidal. However, the Syrian gunners have already filled their hands on similar tactics of hostilities. They are trying to keep out of the areas of possible use of rocket launchers, ”the article says Dmitry Lemeshko.
In addition, the blocked militants began to have big problems with obtaining "sponsorship" - anti-tank complexes.
Therefore, self-propelled guns with almost impunity attack the fortifications of terrorists, literally sweeping them from the face of the earth with shells weighing more than 40 kg.
The author notes that the 2C3 with their relatively short gun barrels "turned out to be well adapted to assault operations in the conditions of the city."
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