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MAQ-3520 1/35 ZIS-2 Soviet 57 mm Antitank Gun with Limber model kit
MAQ-3520 1/35 ZIS-2 Soviet 57 mm Antitank Gun with Limber model kitThe antitank gun ZIS-2 was designed under V.G.Grabin supervision in 1940, It was added to Red Army armoury in 1941, named "1941 type 57-mm antitank gun". The mass production or ZIS-2 was started in July 1 1941, but was stopped in December 1 1941, when 371 guns were produced - were not heavy armoured Germany tanks in Eastern Front in 1941, wnich may by objectives for ZIS-2 fire. ZIS-2 pierced through any Germany tank even 1,5 km range and the armour-piercing shell exploded beyond the tank. Moreover, the 57-mm shells production was too small.
ZIS-2 production was resumption m June 15 1943, later on Germany used heavy armoured tanks "Tiger" and "Panther" against the USSR. Now ZIS-2 named "1943 type 57-rnm antitank gun".
ZIS-2 production on the plant Ns92 was continue to 1946, and the plant Ns235 produced this gun until 1949. 13339 ZIS-2 guns were production totally from 1943 to 1949.
Firing order weight - 1150 kg
Length - 7030 mm
Max weight - 1645 mm
Line of fire height - 853 mm
Empiaced height - 1370 mm
Calibre - 57 mm
Bore of the barrel length - 4160 mrn (73 calibre)
Elevation limits - -50, +250
Horizontal laying - 540-570
Rate of fire - 15-25 shells per minute
Max towing speed, road/terrain - 45 krn/h /10 krn/h