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UNIQUE ID 2494: 2S3 SELF-PROPELLED HOWITZER

Firepower Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich, Britain

(Location: Entrance Area)


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Unique ID: 2494
Added to Database: 4 April 2014
Last Edited: 26 June 2014
Type (ID): 2S3 (2980)
Model (ID): 2S3 (2980)
Location Category (ID): Firepower Royal Artillery Museum (3250)
Location (ID): Entrance Area (3250)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “20925” and “31023”? cast into gun mount sides. Painted overall desert sand.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Factory 40 Metrovagonmash (MMZ), Mytishchi, Moscow Oblast, Moscow Region, Russia (Design parent and manufacturer)
2: First Gulf War, Location Unknown, Kuwait (Presumed captured 1991)
3: Firepower Royal Artillery Museum, Woolwich, Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Soviet Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved Soviet Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This 2S3 is displayed in a fenced enclosure opposite the museum’s main entrance. It is presumed to have been captured during the first Gulf War.


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June 2012

Upper front right view
1: Upper front right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9663
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6874...
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Upper front left view
2: Upper front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9664
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6881...
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Upper front left view
3: Upper front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9665
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6880...
Views: 37
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Upper left view
4: Upper left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9666
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6876...
Views: 61
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Upper rear left view
5: Upper rear left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9667
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6877...
Views: 42
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Upper rear right view
6: Upper rear right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9668
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6878...
Views: 51
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Upper right view
7: Upper right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9669
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6879...
Views: 40
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Front left view
8: Front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9670
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6864...
Views: 45
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Front left view
9: Front left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9671
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6865...
Views: 18
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Left view
10: Left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9672
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6866...
Views: 46
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Rear left view
11: Rear left view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9673
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6867...
Views: 42
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Rear view
12: Rear view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9674
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6868...
Views: 47
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Rear right view
13: Rear right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9675
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6869...
Views: 40
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Right view
14: Right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9676
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6871...
Views: 47
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Front right view
15: Front right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9677
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6873...
Views: 38
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Front right view
16: Front right view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9678
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: P1060433...
Views: 42
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Front view
17: Front view

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9679
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6863...
Views: 44
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Overview
18: Overview

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9680
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: IMG-6862...
Views: 40
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Close-up of glacis
19: Close-up of glacis

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9681
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: P1060438...
Views: 30
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Marking on left side of gun mount
20: Marking on left side of gun mount

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9682
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: P1060435...
Views: 35
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Marking on right side of gun mount
21: Marking on right side of gun mount

Taken: 1 June 2012
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9683
Added: 26 May 2014
Filename: P1060436...
Views: 36
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