76 mm M1931: Soviet anti-aircraft gun

The M1931 was replaced in production in 1938 by the 76 mm air defense gun M1938 which had a four-wheeled dual-axle carriage with two collapsible outriggers. The M1931 and M1938 had nearly identical performance and were gradually replaced by the more powerful 85 mm air defense gun M1939.

Development: завод №8 (Kaliningrad (now Korolyov), Moscow Oblast, USSR)

Years of production: 1931—1939

Production: ± 4550

Crew: 8

Rate of fire: 17 rounds/minute

Muzzle velocity: 815 m/s

Fire range: 10 km

Weight: 3750 kg

Artillery Museum (Petrograd DistrictSt. Petersburg)

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