57 mm ZIS-2 cannon

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Description

The 57 mm ZIS-2 is a high velocity 57 mm towed anti-tank gun, not to be confused with the tank adapted version ZIS-4 (57 mm), or the simplified ZIS-4M (57 mm) mounted on the T-34 (Family) of 57 mm carrying tanks.

Vehicles equipped with this weapon

General info

High velocity; very. On most tanks you can punch a tier up without problems, and when you encounter a tank that you cannot penetrate easily, the velocity will ensure a hit on weakspots without requiring a lot of drop-off calculation.

Available ammunition

Penetration statistics
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Penetration @ 0° Angle of Attack (mm)
10 m 100 m 500 m 1,000 m 1,500 m 2,000 m
BR-271 APHEBC 145 143 132 119 108 98
BR-271K APHE 145 143 132 119 108 98
O-271 HE 5 5 5 5 5 5
Shell details
Ammunition Type of
warhead
Velocity
(m/s)
Projectile
Mass (kg)
Fuse delay
(m)
Fuse sensitivity
(mm)
Explosive Mass
(TNT equivalent) (g)
Ricochet
0% 50% 100%
BR-271 APHEBC 990 3.14 1.2 9.0 21.56 48° 63° 71°
BR-271K APHE 990 3.14 1.2 9.0 27.72 47° 60° 65°
O-271 HE 700 3.72 0.4 0.01 220 79° 80° 81°

Comparison with analogues

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Usage in battles

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Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Good rate of fire
  • High penetration
  • Low drop to shot

Cons:

  • Low explosive filler

History

Made to counter the perceived threat of the heavily-armoured German tanks, production stopped during invasion due to the 45 mm towed gun doing the same job whilst being lighter, cheaper and easier to produce. It found new life figthing against the third generation of german heavy tanks, that the 45 mm was insufficient to defeat.

Media

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See also

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USA tank cannons
25 mm  M242
37 mm  M3 · M5 · M6
57 mm  M1
75 mm  M2 · M2 Howitzer · M3 · M6 · M1897A4
76 mm  M1 · M7 · M32 · T185E1
90 mm  M3 · M3A1 · M36 · M41 · M54 · T15E1 · T15E2 · T54 · T208E9
105 mm  M4 · M68 · M68A1 · Sharir · T5E1 · T5E2 · T140E2
106 mm  M40A1C
120 mm  M58 · M256 · T53
152 mm  M81 · M162 · XM150E5
155 mm  T7
  Foreign:
57 mm  ZIS-2

USSR tank cannons
20 mm  TNSh
30 mm  2A42 · 2A72
45 mm  20-K
57 mm  Ch-51M · ZIS-2 · ZIS-4 · ZIS-4M
73 mm  2A28
76 mm  1902/30 · D-56TS · F-32 · F-34 · F-96 · KT-28 · L-10 · L-11 · ZIS-3 · ZIS-5
85 mm  D-5S · D-5T · D-58 · D-70 · F-30 · ZIS-S-53
100 mm  2A48 · 2A70 · D-10S · D-10T · D-10T2S · D-50 · LB-1
107 mm  ZIS-6
115 mm  U-5TS
122 mm  A-19 · D-25-44T · D-25S · D-25T · D-30T · D-49 · M-30 · M-62-T2S
125 mm  2A26 · 2A46M · 2A46M-1
130 mm  B-13 · C-70 · M-65
152 mm  M-10T · M-64 · M-69 · ML-20S
  Foreign:
50 mm  KwK L/42 (Germany)
75 mm  KwK42 (Germany)
76 mm  M1 (USA)
85 mm  Type-62-85-TC (China)

China tank cannons
37 mm  M6 (USA)
45 mm  20-K (USSR)
47 mm  Type 1 (Japan)
57 mm  Type 97 (Japan) · ZIS-2 (USSR)
73 mm  2A28 (USSR)
75 mm  M2 Howitzer (USA) · M3 (USA) · M6 (USA)
76 mm  D-56T (USSR) · F-34 (USSR) · M1 (USA) · M7 (USA) · ZIS-3 (USSR)
85 mm  Type-62-85-TC · ZIS-S-53 (USSR)
90 mm  M3 (USA) · M41 (USA)
100 mm  D-10S (USSR) · Type 59 · Type 69
105 mm  M68 (USA) · M68A1 (USA) · Type 83
115 mm  U-5TS (USSR)
122 mm  A-19 (USSR) · D-25T (USSR)
125 mm  Type 88C
152 mm  ML-20S (USSR)