The Ukrainian military told how the rare 1947 S-60 anti-aircraft gun works in tandem with a modern drone

The Armed Forces of Ukraine use a 75-year-old anti-aircraft artillery system along with

modern technologies in the face of a consumer drone.

What is known

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine told how the UkrainianThe military managed to “make friends” with the S-60 anti-aircraft artillery system with a 57 mm AZP-57 cannon and a DJI quadcopter. The drone is used to adjust the accuracy of the fire.

Serial production of guns began in the 40slast century. The copy, the pictures of which were published by the General Staff, was made in 1947. The anti-aircraft gun can hit a 13″ wheel with direct guidance from a distance of 1.5 km. The S-60 fires bursts twice as far as tanks and grenade launchers.

Using a DJI drone is essentialsimplifies the work with anti-aircraft guns. Previously, SON-9 gun guidance stations or PUAZO-6 anti-aircraft fire control devices were used for automatic guidance, which were eventually replaced by the RPK-1 Vaza instrument complex.

Source: General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

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