Armata T-15 and Kurganets-25 IFV to get 57mm Au-220M Baikal remotely operated turret with smart ammunition: Here
57-mm automatic gun mount AU-220M/57-мм АВТОМАТИЧЕСКАЯ АРТИЛЛЕРИЙСКАЯ УСТАНОВКА АУ-220М
Позволяет расширить сферу боевого применения боевых бронированных машин за счет решения задач стрельбы по воздушным целям.
СИСТЕМА УПРАВЛЕНИЯ ОГНЕМ:
Предназначена для управления процессом обнаружения и идентификации целей, наведением и огнем 57-мм автоматической пушки и 7.62-мм пулемета при стрельбе с места, с ходу и на плаву во всех условиях боевого применения.
Оснащена комбинированым прицельным комплексом, вклющающим в себя телевизионный и тепловизионный каналы, лазерные дальномеры и независимую 2-плоскостную стабилизацию поля зрения.
Круговой обстрел – защита от пули калибра 7,62 мм (~3 уровень защиты по STANAG 4569).
Лобовая проекция – защита от пули калибра 30 мм (~5 уровень защиты по STANAG 4569).
Translated by google:
It allows you to expand the scope of application of combat armored vehicles at the expense of solving problems shooting at air targets
FIRE CONTROL SYSTEM:
Designed to control the process of detection and identification, guidance and fire 57-mm automatic cannon and a 7.62 mm machine gun when firing from the place with the move and afloat in all conditions of combat use.
Equipped combining aiming system, vklyuschayuschim a television and thermal imaging channels, laser rangefinders and independent 2-planar stabilization of the visual field.
The circular firing – from bullets of 7.62 mm Protection (~ 3 protection level STANAG 4569).
The front projection – from 30 mm caliber bullet protection (~ 5 level of protection for STANAG 4569).
|Overall dimensions, mm:Length x Width x Height||5820 x 2100 x 1300|
|GUN automatic caliber 57 mm|
|Maximum rate of fire, rds. / Min||80|
|Range of fire, m||12000|
|Angles pointing, hail– vertically
– on the horizon
|-5 … 60360|
|allowance of ammunition||80|
|Types of ammunition||shots unitary loading with high-explosive, armor-piercing projectiles and manageable|
|Paired 7.62-mm machine gun|
|Rate of fire, rds. / min||700 … 800|
|Accurate firing range, m||1500|
AU-220M 57mm automatic cannon
The 57mm gun that’s also used in Atom 8×8 is basically an Anti-Aircraft gun used in S-60 towed AA system. The gun was developed in 1950’s.
The same cannon also used in ZSU-57-2 Soviet self propelled anti-aircraft gun
Burevestnik’s 57 mm А-220М naval artillery module, from which the AU-220M was effectively reverse engineered.
The cannon uses 57x347mm semi-rimmed ammunition. The image below shows the 57mm ammunition vs the Bofors 40×365 ammunition.
Image: ©WarfareTechnology 2014Image: ©WarfareTechnology 2014
The gun is recoil operated. Rate of fire is 105-120 rpm and the muzzle velocity is around 1.020 m/sec. It has a barrel length of around 4.4m.
The effective firing range against ground targets is 4km’s.
The gun has a new automatic loading capable ammunition feed system that houses 20 ready-to-fire rounds as shown below.
Image: ©WarfareTechnology 2014
The turret basket has a powered 73 round ammunition carousel that provides ammunition to the linkless feeder above. Source ©WarfareTechnology 2014
The use of multiple designs in these vehicles generates problem with operating costs, maintenance, training, upgradeability and operational capabilities.
The Kurganets-25 has been developed to eliminate all these issues.
Using a universal chassis and hull, both an Infantry Fighting Vehicle and Armoured Personnel Carrier version have been developed and have distinct early recognition markers as seen during the 2015 Moscow Victory Day Parade.
The turret confirm that the IFV version is using an unmanned turret developed by Russian Company KBP Instrument Design Bureau called the Boomerang-BM.
Main Gun is a 30mm 2A42 auto-cannon with 500 round storage of varying ammunition. Coaxial is a PKT 7.62mm Machine Gun with 2,000 rounds ammunition.
30mm 2A42 auto-cannon
The 30 mm automatic cannon 2A42, also known as the Shipunov 2A42, is a Soviet/Russian 30 mm automatic cannon. The 30 mm 2A42 cannon has a dual feed. One is for HE-T and the other for AP-T rounds. The gunner can select one of two rates of full automatic fire, low at 200 to 300 rds/min and high at 550 rds/min. According to the manufacturer, effective range when engaging ground targets such as light armoured vehicles is 1,500 m while soft-skinned targets can be engaged out to 2,500 m. Air targets can be engaged flying at low altitudes of up to 2,000 m at subsonic speeds and up to a slant range of 2,500 m.
- Length: 3,027 mm
- Weight: 115 kg
- Rate of fire (sustained): 300 r/min
- Rate of fire (max): 600 r/min
- Armor penetration (60° sloping at 1,000 m): 18mm – 25 mm
- Muzzle velocity : 880 m/s (AP-T) – 1,120 m/s (APDS)
- Effective range
- Light armor: 1,500 m
- Air targets: 3,000 m
- Ground: 2,500 m
- Type: Twin feed, gas operated mechanism
- Calibre: 30 x 165 mm
- Ammunition: APDS, AP-T, HE, HEI, HE-T, HETP-T, TP
Coaxial is a PKT 7.62mm Machine Gun
|Length of gun::||1100 mm|
|Theoretical rate of fire:||700-800 rounds/min|
|Combat rate of fire:||250 rounds/min|
|Maximum range:||3800 m|
|Muzzle velocity:||830 m/s|
|Effective range of ground targets:||1000 m|
|Number of cartridges in the belt:||1000 pcs|
|Weight of gun:||10.5 kg|
|Mainly weight:||3.2 kg|
Technical data excaliburarmy.com
Kornet (Russian: “Корнет”; English: Cornet) ATM missile
Kornet anti-tank missile
The launcher fires Kornet missiles with tandem shaped charge HEAT warheads to defeat tanks fitted with ERA or with high explosive / incendiary (thermobaric effect) warheads, for use against bunkers, fortifications and fire emplacements.
Armour penetration for the HEAT warhead is stated to be 1,200mm. Range is 5km.
The missile has semi-automatic command-to-line-of-sight (SACLOS) laser beamriding guidance, flying along the line of sight to engage the target head on in a direct attack profile.
Anti-Tank capability is a launcher with x2 firing tubes mounted on both the right and left hand side of the turret. These will fire The Kornet (Russian: “Корнет”; English: Cornet) ATM missiles.
The gunner sighting equipment includes day and night channels. His sight is located to the right of the main gun. The commanders sight has the same capabilities and located on the tip of the turret on the left, giving the vehicle a hunter killer capability.
The Boomerang-BM has other equipment, which maybe optical jamming and other active protection systems.
Source: Tank Nut Dave
Updated Feb 28, 2017