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The 2S3 Akatsiya is a Tier 6 progression Self-Propelled Gun under Zhang Feng's dealership.

History[]

Class: Self-Propelled Gun
Developed: 1967-1971
Service: 1971+
Vehicles Built: cca 4000
Operators: Worldwide (Russia, Ukraine, Vietnam and others)

The Akatsiya SPG was developed as a response to the American M109. It has a long service history, having been used in various conflicts in Eastern Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. Its modernized versions are still in service and can be encountered in ongoing wars.

Features[]

  • Artillery: This vehicle is capable of indirect fire across large distances but is very vulnerable in close combat.
  • Heavy Weapon: This vehicle carries one of the largest weapons around with significantly increased damage per shot.
  • Smoke Generators: This vehicle generates smoke all around it and lays down smoke cover by driving forward.
  • Magazine Loader: This vehicle's loading system allows you to fire several rounds in rapid succession.
  • Amphibious: This vehicle is more resistant to taking on water, allowing it to traverse wider rivers or lakes.

Ammunition[]

# Ammo
Name
Ammo
Type
XP Cost Damage Penetration Velocity Reload
Time
More
Info
1 152mm 53-VOF-546 HE HE Stock 1320[note 1] 55 mm 400 m/s 23.60 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.14 °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 3
  • Reload within Magazine: 4.00 s
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Splash Radius: 3.00 m
  • Splash Penetration: 228 mm
2 Smoke Round Smoke Stock N/A N/A 1000 m/s 30.00 s
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  • Radius of Effect: 20 m
  • Duration: 20 s
3 WP Round WP Stock 17 per sec N/A 1000 m/s 30.00 s
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  • Radius of Effect: 15 m
  • Duration: 10 s
4 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 2] mm 855 m/s 5.00 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.98 °
  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Partial Reload: Yes
  • Magazine Size: 800
  • Burst Fire Rate: 400 rd/min
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Ricochet Angle: 67 °

Upgrades[]

Armor[]

Akatsiya Stock Armor
XP Cost Credit Cost Hull
Armor
Hull
Composition
Turret
Armor
Turret
Composition
ERA Name ERA
Penetration
Reduction
Stock Stock 120 mm (vs AP)
155 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel 305 mm (vs AP)
380 mm (vs HEAT)
Steel N/A N/A vs AP
N/A vs HEAT
This vehicle's light armor offers basic protection from autocannons and machineguns.

Weapon[]

# Name XP Cost Credit Cost Aim Time Reload Time More Info
Weapon1 152mm 2A33 L/27 Howitzer Stock Stock 4.00 s 23.60 s
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Stats:

  • Magazine Type: Clip
  • Magazine Size: 3
  • Reload within Magazine: 4.00 s
  • Burst Fire Rate: 15.00 rd/min
  • Depression/Elevation: -2.0° / 60.0°
Ammo:
152mm 53-VOF-546 HE
Smoke Round
WP Round
7.62mm AP

Engine[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Max Speed Reverse Speed Forward
Acceleration
Hull Traverse Fire Chance
ChTZ V-59U 520 hp V-12 Diesel Engine Stock Stock 63 km/h 25 km/h 5.09 s (0 to 32 km/h)
25.97 s (0 to Max Speed)
34.70° 6 %

Parts[]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner.png
Spall Liner
Experience.png 5,755 Credits .png 132,130 Hit points are increased by 150
Smokegenerator.png
Exhaust Smoke
Stock Stock Provides 2 exhaust smoke charges
Recharge time: 60s
Duration: 14s
Smokegenerator.png
Upgraded Exhaust Smoke Generator
Experience.png 8,630 Credits .png 198,195 Provides 8 exhaust smoke charges
Recharge time: 60s
Duration: 14s
Firecontrol.png
Improved Fire Control System
Experience.png 12,135 Credits .png 278,710 Aiming time reduced by 20%
Autoloader.png
Improved Loading Mechanism
Experience.png 29,215 Credits .png 670,965 Rate of fire is increased by 7%
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Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 89.3%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 75.0%

Footnotes[]

  1. 370 for Partial Penetration;
    93 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  2. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
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