Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

The artillery of the USSR: the coupled anti-aircraft gun 23-2 (23 mm) as part of two anti-aircraft guns. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

The artillery of the USSR: the coupled anti-aircraft gun 23-2 (23 mm) as part of two anti-aircraft guns. Entered service in 1960. The production was carried out by the USSR, and then by a number of countries including Egypt, China (only for export), Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Finland. 

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1957 …

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Artillery of the USSR: C-60 antiaircraft gun (57 mm). Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: C-60 antiaircraft gun (57 mm). Soviet anti-aircraft artillery complex using anti-aircraft guns AZP-57 (caliber 57 mm), developed in the mid-1940s and widespread in the world. AZP-57 of the S-60 system was the first Soviet anti-aircraft gun, the operation of which was carried out remotely. 

Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

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Artillery of the USSR: the antitank gun BS-3. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Artillery of the USSR: the antitank gun BS-3. Actively used during the Second World War by the Soviet Army against heavy German tanks “Tiger” and “Panther”. Vadim Zadorozhny’s Museum of Equipment, Russia

Years of production: 1944 – 1951

Country of origin: USSR

Issued: 3816 items

Weight: 3.6 t

Range of fire: 20 km

Combat crew: 5 persons

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