Anti-aircraft self-propelled artillery ZSU-57-2, which has received the unofficial nickname of “Hell grind”, I noticed in fighting with terrorists in Syria. It is reported by the “Bulletin of Mordovia”.
In what region were used this weapon, not specified.
According to the newspaper, the Syrian government troops use, just as a combat support vehicles in conjunction with medium tanks T-55. In particular, the gun is capable of hitting infantry fighting vehicles, armored vehicles, car bombs, and even modern tanks.
It is noted that most of these installations were decommissioned before the start of the civil war in the country, as the Syrian military regret.
ZSU-57-2 were produced in the USSR from 1950 to 1960. It is equipped with two 57-mm automatic cannon C-68, the range of ground targets up to four kilometers.
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