Model: 120mm SP mortar 2S23 Nona-SVK
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The 2S23 Nona-SVK self-propelled mortar system was developed in the late 80s. It is a variant of the tracked 2S9 Nona-S, which was designed for the Soviet air assault divisions. The 2S23 Nona-SVK was specially developed for the Soviet motorized infantry and uses an 8x8 wheeled chassis. First production vehicles were delivered in 1990. This artillery system has been exported to Venezuela. This mortar system can be used as mortar or howitzer, delivering direct or indirect fire. Maximum range of fire is 8.85 km with ordinary projectiles, 12.8 km with rocket assisted projectiles and 7.15 km with mines. Secondary armament consists of remotely controlled 7.62-mm machine gun, mounted on top of the roof.