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100-mm KS-19 AA-gun

Country of Origin: Russia


The KS-19 towed 100-mm anti-aircraft gun, once a principal weapon of the Warsaw Pact, is now in reserve in most remaining user countries.

The weapon was developed soon after World War II and remained in service in the Soviet Union until the early- to mid-1970s.

The KS-19 is a large weapon carried on a low-slung platform between two axles. The barrel has a prominent step, a large multi-baffle muzzle brake and recoil cylinders above and below the after part of the barrel. Twin...

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