125 mm tank gun 2A46 a 2A46MS for T-72

Technical parameters of barrel:

Caliber 125 mm, smooth
Material Forging, OCHN 3 MFA 0-120
Weight 1,073 kg
Length 6,000 mm

125 mm tank gun 2A46


Upgraded 125 mm tank gun 2A46MS

Design modifications enabled to increase the first round hit probability as well as stability of parameters especially while firing on the move. While firing APFSDS ammunition at the distance of 2,000 m the „δ y“ deviation is reduced by 4-times.

Technical data of 2A46MS:

Caliber 125 mm
Rate of fire 6-8 rounds per minute
Max. range of fire   - HE 10,000 m
Initial velocity 
- HE

1,800 m/s
905 m/s
850 m/s
Length 6,350 mm
Weight 2,500 kg