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KS-19 100-mm Towed AA Gun
Type 59

Specifications
Alternative Designations None
Date of Introduction 1949
Proliferation At least 20 countries
Description  
Crew 15
Carriage Towed 2-axle, 4-wheel carriage
Combat Weight (kg) 11,000
Length Overall (m) 9.3
Travel Position 9.45
Firing Position INA
Length of Barrel (m) 5.74
Height (m)  
Overall 2.2
Travel Position INA
Firing Position 7.62
Width Overall (m) 2.32
Prime Mover Towing vehicle AT-S or AT-T
Automotive Performance  
Max. Towed Speed (km/h) 35
Emplacement Time (min) 7
Displacement Time (min) 6
ARMAMENT  
Gun  
Caliber, Type 100-mm gun
Number of Barrels 1
Service Life of Barrel (rds) 2,800
Rate of Fire(rd/min)  
Maximum INA
Practical 10-15
Loader Type Manual
Reload Time (min) INA
Traverse ( o ) 360
Traverse Rate ( o /sec) 20
Elevation ( o ) (-/+) -3 to 89
Elevation Rate ( o /sec) 12
Reaction time (sec) 30
FIRE CONTROL  
On-carriage  
PO-1M telescope  
Field of View ( o ) 14
Power 5x
PG panoramic telescope  
Field of View ( o ) 10
Power 4x
Off-carriage  
Rangefinder D-49 (off carriage)
Radar  
Name SON-9/SON-9A (FIRE CAN)
Function Fire Control
Detection Range (km) 80
Tracking Range (km) 35
Frequency 2.7-2.9 GHz
Frequency Band E
Peak Power (kW) 300
fire control director PUAZO 6-19 or 6-19M
MAIN ARMAMENT AMMUNITION  
Types Frag-HE, AP-T, APC-T
Range (m)  
With on-carriage sight 4,000
With off-carriage radar 12,600
Projectile Weight (kg)  
Frag-HE 15.61
AP-T 15.89
APC-T 16
Muzzle Velocity (m/s) 900-1,000
Fuze Type Proximity and Time
Self-Destruct (sec) 30



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