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ZSU-57-2 Anti-Aircraft Artillery
Type-80

The ZSU-57 [ZSU = Zenitnaya Samokhodnaya Ustanovka - Anti-aircraft Self-Propelled Gun] it is distinguished by its pair 57mm cannons mounted to the front of the box type turret.

China did not import the system from the USSR in 1950s, but rather acquired it from Iraq in the early 1980s. To meet Iraq's production order, NORICO attempted to manufacture a copy with the improved chassis of Type 69-II tank produced by IMFMW (Inner Mongoolia First Machinery Work, the only tank manufacturer in China. Several Type-80s were tested by the PLA.

Specifications

Crew 6
Armamament 2x 57mm cannon
Ammunition 316 x 57mm
Length 6.22 m
Width 3.27m
Height 2.75 m
Weight 28,100 kg
Engine Model V-54, V-12 water cooled diesel developing 520hp at 2,000rpm
Max Road Speed 50 kmh
Gradient 60%
Side Slope 30%
Fuel Capacity 812 lit
Max Range 420 km
Fording 1.4 m
Verticle Obstacle 0.8 m
Trench 2.7 m
Armor Steel (15 mm - max)
NBC System No
Night Vision Equipment Yes(driver only)

ZSU-57-2  SP AA GUN, Used by WARSAW PACT, North Korea, Finland and 3rd world countries

ZSU-57-2  SP AA GUN, Used by WARSAW PACT, North Korea, Finland and 3rd world countries



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