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76mm AK-726



Overview


76mm AK-726

AK-726 dual purpose naval gun turret on Project 1134B (Kara) class cruiser.
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Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Naval gun
Entered service
1964
Status
Limited service
Development
1954 - 1959
Developer
Soviet Union - ZKB-7
Production
1960 - 1987
Producer
Soviet Union
Number produced
104 turrets
Designations
AK-726 (Soviet service)
ZIF-67 (industry index)
Notable users
Soviet Union

Details


Facts AK-726
General
Origin
Soviet Union
Type
Naval gun turret
Ordnance
Type
76.2mm 59-caliber twin barrel
Barrel length
4.48 m
Gun weight
821 kg
Rifling
24 grooves
Muzzle velocity
980 m/s
Barrel life
3.000 rounds
Firepower
Rate of fire
90 - 107 rpm cyclic
Max burst length
40 to 45 rounds
Range
15 km
AA ceiling
6 km
AA blast radius
8 m
Mount
Feed mechanism
Automatic loader in turret
Loading tray is manually fed from below deck ammunition storage
Ammunition
Depends on ship configuration
Elevation
-2° to +84°
Elevation rate
30°/s
Traverse
-164° to +164°
Traverse rate
35°/s
Operation
Crew
None in turret during regular use
Local manual fire control as back-up
Several loaders below deck
Fire control
MR-105 Turel fire control radar
Dimensions
Weight
25.2 t

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