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85-mm D-44 field gun

Country of Origin: Russia


The D-44 is an obsolete, relatively small-caliber 85-mm field gun often used in an anti-tank role. The barrel was developed from the 85-mm gun used in the T-34/85 tank and is similar to the 85-mm M1939 (KS-12) anti-aircraft gun.

The gun fires high-explosive fragmentation (HE-FRAG), fin-stabilized HE anti-tank (HEAT-FS), capped armor-piercing with tracer (APC-T) and high-velocity AP with tracer (HVAP) projectiles.

The gun is fitted with a shield and uses the OP1-7 telescope and the...

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