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115-mm U-5TS Skeksna tank gun

Country of Origin: Russia


This is the main armament for the T-62 main battle tank.

The gun fires armor-piercing, fin-stabilized, discarding-sabot (APFSDS); fin-stabilized high-explosive; anti-tank (HEAT-FS); and FS high-explosive fragmentation (HE-FRAG-FS) rounds. Two-plane stabilization equipment is used with the U-5TS.

In 1992, the Russian government revealed that a tube-launched, laser-guided missile known as the Sheksna was fired by the T-62M tanks. It is similar to the AT-10 Stabber (Bastion) 100-mm...

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