Ukraine Fields 1940s-era Anti-Aircraft Guns

Ukraine Fields 1940s-era Anti-Aircraft Guns


The war in Ukraine has seen a large amount of anachronistic weaponry. For every new drone or high-tech targeting system fielded in the fighting, there are older, outdated weapons being used. Drone jammers are used alongside World War I‑era Maxim machine guns. Old Cold War-era T‑55 tanks are being dusted off to replace destroyed modern armor pieces. 

And now Ukraine is using the KS-19, an anti-aircraft gun that first entered service more than seven decades ago.

#Ukraine: The Ukrainian army started to use ancient KS-19 100mm anti-aircraft guns. Though initially designed to be used against air targets, now they will be used against ground targets- in indirect and possibly direct mode.The first KS-19 …

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