100mm KS-19

Operator: North Korea Iran
Status: In Service In Service
Number: ~524 ~50
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.
Acquired: 1952-1995 1980s
General Specs
Country of origin: Soviet Union
Manufacturer: Soviet Union with copies produced in China (Type 59) and Iran (Sa’eer)
Introduced: 1949
Category Anti-aircraft gun
Barrel/Tube Length: 18.7 ft (5.7 m)
Platform: Towed
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)
Caliber: 100mm
Guidance: None
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
Traverse: 360 degrees
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
Accuracy: Unknown
Crew: 14
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.