57mm S-60

Operator: Status: Number: Cost: Acquired:
Algeria In Service ~70 Unknown – acquired from the Soviet Union 1966-1968
Iran In Service ~50 Unknown – could have been seized from Iraqi forces during the Iran-Iraq War Unknown
ISIS In Service ~12 Seized from Syrian forces 2014-
Kurdistan Regional Government In Service ~5 Unknown – from Iraqi Army inventory Post-2003
North Korea In Service ~350 Unknown – from the Soviet Union 1952-1975
Libya In Service ~60 Unknown – from the Soviet Union 1972-1974
Syria In Service ~400 Unknown – from the Soviet Union 1973
Yemen In Service ~100 Unknown – from the Soviet Union 1974
General Specs
Country of origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Soviet Union with copies produced in China, Poland, and Hungary
Introduced: 1950
Category Anti-aircraft gun
Barrel/Tube Length: 14.4 ft (4.4 m)
Platform: Towed
System Length: firing position: 28.9 ft (8.8 m); traveling position: 27.9 ft (8.5 m)
System Width: firing position: 22.6 ft (6.9 m); traveling position: 6.9 ft (2.1 m)
System Height: firing position: 19.7 ft (6 m); traveling position: 7.9 ft (2.4 m)
Combat Weight: 9,920.8 lbs (4,500 kg)
Caliber: 57mm
Rate of Fire (rounds per minute): Cyclic: 105-120; Practical: 70
Loader Type: 4 round clip, manual
Range: 7.5 miles (12,000 m)
Elevation: -4 to +87 degree
Traverse: 360 degrees
Sights: AZP-57 optical mechanical computing sight or direct fire telescope. Additionally can use SON-9 Fire Can radar, PAUZAO 6-60 fire control director, and D-49 rangefinder
Accuracy: Unknown
Crew: 7 (can be operated by 2)
Ammunition: 6.2 lb (2.8 kg) frag tracer (Frag-T) and armor piercing capped – tracer (APC-T)
Notes: Frequently used in a ground support role and mounted on flatbed trucks.