AAF American Armoured Foundation Tank Museum - Anti Aircraft Guns - M1939 37mm North Vietnamese ZP-39 Anti Aircraft Gun
Bill Maloney

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01 M1939 37mm North Vietnamese Anti Aircraft Gun 02 North Vietnamese AA Gunsight Damage 03 North Vietnamese AA Gunsight Damage 04 M1939 37mm NVA Vietnamese AA Gun
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05 M1939 37mm Vietnamese AA Mount Bamboo Seat Repair 06 M1939 37mm Vietnamese AA Gun Seat

North Vietnamese 37mm ZP-39 Anti Aircraft Gun

Cartidge - 37mm
Action - Recoil
Rate of Fire - 80 Rounds Per Min/approx
Muzzle Velocity - 1,200fps
Range - 10,000 yards
Ceiling - 9,800 feet
Weight of Round - 1.7lbs
Barrel Lenght - 8.8 feet
Weight Towed - 4,600lbs

This NVA 73mm ZP-39 AA gun was captured from the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam War. A jury rigged bamboo support for the broken seat base is still in place. Notice the shell hole through the gunsight, which must have killed the gunner instantly.

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