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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.

Vehicle Traits[ | ]

  • 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.
  • 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 1300[note 1] 55 mm 780 m/s 6.50 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.13 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Splash Radius: 3.00 m
  • Splash Penetration: 228 mm
2 152mm 3VBP5 HEAT HEAT Stock 900[note 2] 700 mm 780 m/s 6.50 s
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  • Accuracy (Fully Aimed): 0.13 °
  • Fire Chance Bonus: 100 %
  • Damage Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Penetration Randomization: ± 10 %
  • Bonus Module Damage: 25 %
3 Smoke Round Smoke Stock N/A N/A 780 m/s 6.50 s
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  • Radius of Effect: 20 m
  • Duration: 20 s
4 WP Round WP Stock 17 per sec N/A 780 m/s 6.50 s
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  • Radius of Effect: 15 m
  • Duration: 10 s
5 7.62mm AP AP Stock 8 18[note 3] 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 3.00 s 6.50 s
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Stats:

  • Depression/Elevation: -2.0° / 60.0°
Ammo:
152mm 53-VOF-546 HE
152mm 3VBP5 HEAT
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 3.73 s (0 to 32 km/h)
15.18 s (0 to Max Speed)
40.00° 6 %

Parts[ | ]

Name XP Cost Credit Cost Description Notes
Spallliner
Spall Liner
Experience 5,755 Credits 132,130 Hit points are increased by 150
Smokegenerator
Exhaust Smoke
Stock Stock Provides 2 exhaust smoke charges
Recharge time: 60s
Duration: 14s
Smokegenerator
Upgraded Exhaust Smoke Generator
Experience 8,630 Credits 198,195 Provides 8 exhaust smoke charges
Recharge time: 60s
Duration: 14s
Firecontrol
Improved Fire Control System
Experience 12,135 Credits 278,710 Aiming time reduced by 20%
Autoloader
Improved Loading Mechanism
Experience 29,215 Credits 670,965 Rate of fire is increased by 7%
Treads01
Stock Tracks
Stock Stock Mobility (Light Terrain): 89.3%
Mobility (Heavy Terrain): 75.0%

Other unlocks[ | ]

Name Cost Description Notes
Battleharden
Battle Hardened
Golds 1,600 The Battle-Hardened status allows you to earn more Experience and Credits
and also grants preferential matchmaking to the vehicle.
Akatsiya avatar
Avatar
Experience 20,275 Unlocks Vehicle icon for player portrait.
Currencyrep
7,100 Reputation
Experience 16,895 Provides an injection of 7,100 Reputation.
Currencyrep
7,100 Reputation
Experience 16,895 Provides an injection of 7,100 Reputation.
Currencyrep
7,100 Reputation
Experience 16,895 Provides an injection of 7,100 Reputation.

Footnotes[]

  1. 370 for Partial Penetration;
    100 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  2. 200 for Non-Penetrating Hits
  3. 18 mm at 100m;
    9 mm at 1000m
Self-Propelled Guns
Zhang Feng

Gvozdika  •  Msta-S  •  Akatsiya  •  Centauro 155  •  Abbot  •  Abbot VE  •  AS90  •  M108  •  M109  •  Paladin  •  Palmaria  •  PzH 2000  •  PLZ-05  •  PLZ-89

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