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SIDAM 25



Overview


SIDAM 25

Rear view of SIDAM 25 self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.

Source: Esercito italiano - © GNU Attribution Share Alike license

Origin
Italy
Type
Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun
Entered service
1987
Status
In service
Production
1987 - 1993
Producer
Italy - Otobreda
Number produced
350 systems planned, later reduced to 275 vehicles actually produced.
Designations
SIDAM / Sistema Italiano di Difesa Aerea Mobile
Italian for "Italian system for mobile air defense".

Details


SIDAM 25

Italian army SIDAM 25 on display.
Source: Unknown author - © Copyright lies with original owner.

List of sub-components

M113 chassis
The SIDAM 25 is based on a modified M113 chassis produced under license in Italy.
25mm KBA autocannon
Four Oerlikon KBA autocannon are fitted as armament.
25x137mm NATO
The Oerlikon KBA autocannon is designed to fire the 25x137mm round.
Facts SIDAM
General
Origin
Italy
Type
Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun
Crew
3 (commander, driver, gunner)
Dimensions
Weight
15.1 t
Length
5.04 m
Width
2.69 m
Height
2.97 m
Armament
Type
4x 25mm Oerlikon KBA autocannon
Ammunition
600 HEI-T and 40 APDS-T
Elevation
-5 to +87 degrees, powered, 100 degrees/s
Traverse
360 degrees, powered, 120 degrees/s
Rate of fire
800 rpm per gun, 2.400 rpm combined
Effective range
2 - 2.5 km
Automotive
Chassis
Tracked chassis, 5 roadwheels, drive sprocket front and idler rear
Suspension
Torsion bar
Engine
Detroit Diesel 6V53T turbo-charged diesel
Power output
265 hp
Transmission
TX-100 automatic
Mobility
Max speed
64 km/h
Range
550 km
Wall
0.6 m
Trench
1.7 m
Gradient
60 %
Slope
30 %
Protection
Armor type
Aluminum
Armor thickness
Up to 38 mm

Media


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M113

The SIDAM 25 is based on a modified M113A2 chassis fitted with a 6V53T engine as used in the M113A3.

25mm Oerlikon KBA

Four 25mm Oerlikon KBA autocannon are used as armament on the SIDAM 25. Their combine cyclic rate of fire is 2.400 rpm.