According to the decision of the Committee of Defense in 17.07.1940, it was entrusted to Leningrad Kirovsky Plant to design and construct the self-propelled installation armed with 152mm gun BR-2. The T-220 tank had to stay as the base for that SPG. During the design process it was supposed to consider the experience got during the winter war. Production of Object-212 began at Kirovsky plant in 1941, however, from the beginning of war operations the production of that prototype model was stopped, and subsequently it was sorted.