Kharkiv Civil Defense Got 57mm AZP S-60 Anti-Aircraft Gun to Withstand Enemy UAVs and Armored Vehicles

57mm AZP S-60 anti-aircraft gun on KrAZ chasis / Open source photo
57mm AZP S-60 anti-aircraft gun on KrAZ chasis / Open source photo

Kharkiv civil (territorial) defense mastered 57mm AZP S-60 anti-aircraft gun to be able to confront russia’s UAVs and armored vehicles

The Kharkiv Territorial Defense Brigade received an extremely unusual weapon, namely the S-60 anti-aircraft artillery system, which was developed shortly after the Second World War. Despite its age, this 57-mm system can still be useful to Ukraine’s territorial defense fighters.

In particular, this anti-aircraft gun has quite good characteristics to destroy such air targets as UAVs due to the ability to reach the enemy at a distance of 6 km and an altitude of 5 km.

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These parameters are enough to destroy such typical enemy UAVs as "Orlan-10", and in terms of cost-effectiveness, this may be one of the most effective solutions. These parameters allow to confront such typical enemy UAVs as Orlan-10, and in terms of cost-effectiveness, this may be one of the most effective solutions.

Kharkiv Civil Defense Got 57mm AZP S-60 Anti-Aircraft Gun to Withstand Enemy UAVs and Armored Vehicles, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war

Defense Express notes that such 57-mm gun can destroy light enemy armor at considerable range as well. Territorial defense fighters installed this gun on the KrAZ truck to provide more mobility. But obviously this decision has brought a negative effect on accuracy.

Also, territorial defense fighters are actively mastering more common weapons. Namely, Browning M2 machine guns, NLAW anti-tank missile systems, as well as Carl Gustaf grenade launchers.

Kharkiv Civil Defense Got 57mm AZP S-60 Anti-Aircraft Gun to Withstand Enemy UAVs and Armored Vehicles, Defense Express, war in Ukraine, Russian-Ukrainian war
Kharkiv territorial defense training / Open source photo

Defense Express reminds that Ukraine's fighters destroyed russia's T-90 Vladimir. Read more and watch video in the article: Ukrainian Military Sent to Hell russian T-90 "Vladimir" Tank to Acompany His "Younger Brother" T-90M "Proryv" Tank

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