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125-mm/56-cal D81TM tank gun

Country of Origin: Russia


The D81TM (2A46) 125-mm/56-caliber smoothbore gun is the main armament of the Russian T-64A and T-72 tanks. The upgraded 2A46M and 2A46M-1 are installed on the T-90 and T-80, respectively. The 2A45M Sprut-B towed anti-tank gun in Russian army service is ballistically identical to the 2A46.

The semi-combustible ammunition for the D81TM is stored in two parts in a 24-round carousel autoloader; T-80s have a 28-round carousel. The gun is fitted with a fume extractor approximately...

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