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Syria’s ‘Dirty Dozen’: The 2S3 Akatsiya

In a major new investigation, AOAV shines a spotlight on twelve of the worst explosive weapons in Syria, investigating some of the biggest and most dangerous bombs, shells, and rockets. Weapons whose wide-area effect are tearing civilians’ lives apart.

The 2S3 is a self-propelled artillery system, introduced in 1974. It normally fires the OF-540 high explosive shell which is the most commonly-fired 152 mm projectile in the world.

Infographic: The 2S3 Akatsiya

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