7.5 cm tower piece m/57
The first type of cannon to be produced directly for coastal artillery.
30 coastal artillery batteries with 3 pieces in each battery were built in the years 1962-1975.
On Gotland, 4 batteries were erected. This piece is No. 1 and has belonged to battery Ljugarn (LN) which was the first facility built in the country.
Other batteries on Gotland were Kappelshamn (KP), S:t Olofsholm (SE 2) and Fårö (FA).
The pieces was placed in an armored tower with an ammunition container and placed at least 5 meters below ground. Series 3 with priority nuclear protection had the best protection against ABC weapons (nuclear, biological and chemical). Battery KP and FA belonged to this series.
Picture 1: Ammunitionselevator
Picture 2: Magazine filler
Picture 3: Facility series 3
Picture 4: Entry to series 3
Shooting range: 12.5km
Rate of fire: 25 shots/minute
Ammunition: Naval target grenade Explosive grenade
- Play commander as well as sidedirecter
- Height adjuster
- Magazine fillers
- Ammunitionslangare 2 st