|Status:||In Service||In Service|
|Cost:||Unknown – from the Soviet Union||Initial models seized from Iraq during Iran-Iraq War but Iran has since copied the design and produced its own modified version known as the Sa’eer.|
|Country of origin:||Soviet Union|
|Manufacturer:||Soviet Union with copies produced in China (Type 59) and Iran (Sa’eer)|
|Barrel/Tube Length:||18.7 ft (5.7 m)|
|System Length:||30.5 ft (9.3 m)|
|System Width:||7.5 ft (2.3 m)|
|System Height:||7.2 ft (2.2 m)|
|Combat Weight:||24,250.8 lbs (11,000 kg)|
|Rate of Fire:||10-15 rounds per minute|
|Loader Type:||Manual – Iranian version uses automatic loader|
|Range:||13 miles (21 km)|
|Elevation:||-3 to 89 degree|
|Sights:||PO-1M telescope and PG panoramic telescope. Additionally can use SON-9 Fire Can radar, PAUZAO 6-19 fire control director, and D-49 rangerfinder off carriage|
|Ammunition:||34.4 lb (15.6 kg) High explosive frag (Frag-HE), 35.1 lb (15.9 kg) armor piercing (AP), and 35.3 lb (16 kg) armor piercing capped – tracer (APC-T) with proximity and 30 second self-destruct fuze|
|Notes:||Also can be used in a ground support role.|
|Iran’s domestically produced version, the Sa’eer, includes a automatic loading system and optic sight for improved accuracy.|
- Training and Doctrine Command DCSINT Threat Directorate, “Worldwide Equipment Guide,” United States Army, 1997, Page 7-11.
- “Sa’eer automatic 100mm anti-aircraft gun air defence system,” Army Recognition, Accessed July 14, 2016.
- “Trade Registers,” Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Accessed July 11, 2016.