Naval Warfare

Russian 57mm anti-aircraft weapon finds naval application

5th August 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov, Krassimir Grozev in Sofia

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Russian artillery R&D specialist TsNII Burevestnik, an Uralvagonzavod subsidiary based in Nizhni Novgorod, has developed a 57mm gun system for shipborne air defence.

According to Georgiy Zakamennykh, director general of the company, the gun is based on the design of the 2S38 Derivatsia-PVO 57mm self-propelled AAA system (see table below). This comprises ...

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