122mm 2A18 / D-30 Soviet Howitzer

The D-30 was designed by F.F. Petrov and entered service in 1960 with the Soviet Army. Its three leg mouting allows the D-30 to be traversed quickly through 360 degrees. It has a maximum range of 14.5km or 21km with RAP ammunition. The same barrel assembly 2A18 is fitted to the self propelled 2S1 Gvozdika. This kit depicts a basic 2A18 or D-30.