Artillery of the USSR: the anti-aircraft gun 52 K (caliber 85 mm). Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: the anti-aircraft gun 52 K (caliber 85 mm). The gun was created in Kaliningrad (the Moscow region) by M. Loginov. Actively used during the Second World War, and after a long time stood in service until the appearance of anti-aircraft missile systems. Subsequently, a part of these guns was converted for peaceful purposes as anti-avalanche guns.

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1939-1945

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 14222 items

Weight: 4.5 t

Range of fire: 15 km

Crew: 7 persons

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