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CZK - vz. 53 (100mm protitankový kanon)

vz. 53
Original Title:
vz. 53
Original Name:
anti-tank gun
DD.MM.1956-DD.MM.1960 Závody K.J.Vorošilova n.p. Dubnica nad Váhom, Dubnica nad Váhom /
Period of production:
Production Period:
Units Produced:
Number of Produced:
Approximately 600
Prototype Produced:
Prototype Built:
Technical Data:
Technical Data:
Combat Weight:
Combat Weight:
4210 kg
Shipping Weight:
Manoeuvre Weight:
4280 kg
100 mm
Barrel Length:
Barrel Length:
6727 mm
Overall Length:
8534 mm
Overall Length:
Overall Width: 2179 mm
Overall Height:
2606 mm
Overall Height:
-6° - +42°
Transport Speed :
Manoeuvre Speed:
60 km/h
Ammunition Used:
Ammo Used:
100 JOF
100 JPrSv
100 PSv
Maximum Range:
Maximum Range:
21000 m - impact grenade
Rate of Fire:
Rate of Fire:
10 rpm
Impact Velocity:
Muzzle Velocity:
955 m/s - anti-tank grenade
933 m/s - impact grenade
User States:
User States:
- Turza Peter " Cannon of Povazia " Obrana No.11 2012
Catalogue of armament, ammunition, equipment and material of the Army of the Slovak Republic, Klimecký Peter, MOSR 1996
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of 100 mm, an anti-gun vz.53

Development of this artillery weapon was launched in 1948, in the Detriment of Pilsen. The design work is conducted under the name of "And 20". A new weapon should be in the arsenal of the artillery of the czechoslovak army to replace the guns vz.18N. Problems with unifikací ammunition led in 1950 to stop the preparations for the launch of the serial production. After overcoming the problem of the production and eventually sold all and the first guns were deployed in anti-tank regiments and brigades from the year 1953. Guns vz.53 in Czechoslovakia were used till the early nineties.

The cannon is semi-automatic anti-tank cannon on the two-ply was coming and serve at the same time as the field cannon. Has wedge in the horizontal conclusion. Ammunition uniform, i.e. the bullet zalisovaná into the cartridge.
The complete gun consists of the soul, the butt of the barrel, the clamping of the bolt and made the brakes. The cradle is constructed as a body vratníku. Inside placed brzdovratné tract has two lengths of zákluzu. After both sides of the cradle are placed two spring vyvažovače. Náměrové and odměrové řídidlo are manually controlled from the left side of the weapon. On the medium to the upper carriage are jointed stored lafetová shoulders. Axle odpérována torsními fits with samonosnými rubber wheels.
Airport motor in one unit in the direct following behind the towing vehicle.
To ms.the army was established by r. 1956

Still have a couple of data:

the weight of the protipancéřového garnet 14,74 kg
the mass of the impactor grenade of 15.6 kg
the initial speed of the protipancéřového garnet 955 m/s
the initial speed of the impactor grenade m/s 930 m/s
the energy at the mouth of the 6850 kJ
the maximum range with gusts grenade 21 000 m
the maximum pressure of the gases to 300 MPa
length mainly (without the made brakes) 64/6 407 r/mm
palná height 1250 mm
the length of the zákluzu 1 500/95 mm
track width 1 980 mm
ground clearance 370 mm
the thickness of the shield 5 mm

edited by Martin Merry

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100 mm ptk vz.53 in the závese for P V3S.

Source : Pleskot Záboj, Under víťěznou arrest - Our troops, Prague 1961.
CZK - vz. 53 (100mm protitankový kanon) - Výcvik delostrelcov v teréne koncom 50. rokov.

Výcvik delostrelcov v teréne koncom 50. rokov.
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S infra ? Zaujímavé je evidenčné číslo.

*zdroj : Zápisník, ročník 1966/67
CZK - vz. 53 (100mm protitankový kanon) -

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made in 1958.
CZK - vz. 53 (100mm protitankový kanon) - zdroj:vlastní

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100 mm cannon vz.53

In decembri 1952 bol made the first prototype. Skúšky prebiehali in time from januára in maya 1953.
In závodoch To.J.Voroshilov in Dubnici nad Vahom v rokoch 1956 to 1960 bolo produced about 600 pcs kanónov vz.53. Koncom 80. years 20. day sa it started with ich gradual vyraďovaním of equipment prvosledových útvarov.

Source : Turza Peter "Cannon of Považia" Defense no 11 2012

Photo : Mihálik Miroslav VHM of the military history institute.
CZK - vz. 53 (100mm protitankový kanon) - Exponát VHM Piešťany

Exponát VHM Piešťany
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