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Military Vehicle Photos
The 2S25 Sprut-SD is a Russians self-propelled anti-tank gun or tank destroyer. Designed for the airborne forces and naval infantry, it can be seen as a replacement for the out-dated PT-76 light tank.
The Sprut-SD is armed with a fully-stabilized 125-mm smoothbore gun, fitted with an autoloader. This gun is also used to launch anti-tank guided missies in the same manner as ordinary projectiles. This feature is common to all modern Russian MBTs. Laser-guided anti-tank missiles has a range of effective fire of up to 5 km. Missiles can also be used against low-flying helicopters. A total of 40 rounds including missiles are carried for the main gun. An autoloader holds 22 of them. Secondary armament consists of a single coaxial 7.62-mm machine gun.
The Sprut-SD is fully amphibious and can be airdropped with the crew on board the vehicle. On water it is propelled by two waterjets.
Picture added on 23 January 2011 at 17:03