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30-mm M53

Country of Origin: Czech Republic


The Czech twin 30-mm M53 is a towed anti-aircraft gun mount. It is a fair-weather system with optical sights and no radar guidance (the mobile version, the M53/59, is described in a separate database entry).

The twin 30-mm, gas-operated automatic cannon are fitted in a mount with hydraulic elevation and traverse that is carried by a lightly built two-axle trailer.

To prepare for firing, the mount is raised on four firing jacks that are located in the front, rear and on both sides...

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