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Twin 57mm Self-Propelled AA Gun

This twin 57mm automatic AA gun, which is evidently without a formal designation in the open literature, [though possibly designated M-1985] is a DPRK-produced system mounted on a modified YW 531 APC. It is generally similar to, but distinct from, the Russian ZSU-57-2 system.

Specifications

Tactical Antiair (AA) Range 4,000 m
Rate of Fire 150-180 rds/min per barrel
Azimuth Unlimited
Elevation 0 to 87 degrees
Fire Control Optical mechanical computing sight
Ammunition HEI-T (57x348mm)
Self Destruct Time 13 to 17 secs
Self Destruct Range 6,000-7,200 m

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