Military Periscope Logo

57-mm ZIF-31B naval gun

Country of Origin: Russia

description

The 57-mm/70-cal ZIF-31B anti-aircraft guns are installed in single, twin and quad mounts on a variety of older Russian destroyers and smaller ships.

The barrel is of monobloc construction. Automatic mechanisms operate via recoil forces. Both barrels were mounted in a common cradle. Ammunition was supplied in three-round clips.

status

In service.

Initial operational capability was achieved in 1957. As many as 265 ZIF-31 mounts were in Soviet naval service by 1981.

users platforms

 Russia
   Navy
    ...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.