Artillery, located in service with the Navy, called the sea and is divided into ship and shore. Artillery on the area consists mainly of the installation of naval artillery and some coastal, in particular the barrel of a gun Kane system, which were installed on the FORTS of the Kronstadt fortress. Armored firing points (BOT) were made during the great Patriotic war at the Kronstadt Naval plant and were installed for the organization of circular counter-landing defense of Kotlin island and FORTS. During the great Patriotic war on the ship and coastal artillery, as it had the greatest range and power of fire, lay the brunt of counter-battery fire from enemy artillery. The task of the coastal naval artillery was to fire at the most remote enemy batteries from the city, which fired at Leningrad and Kronstadt. Kronstadt fortress and naval artillery actually saved Leningrad in this terrible war.
Depending on the caliber of the artillery is divided into guns:
• large caliber, over 152 mm;
• medium — caliber gun- 85-152 mm;
* small caliber — 20-76 mm.
On the artillery site of the branch of the CVMM presented artillery and shells to them-from small to large caliber, overhead Board cruiser "Kirov", the tower installation of a floating tank, the jet installation BM-14-17 with armored.
On design features located at the site of the artillery are divided into tower (closed), the towers (half-open) and deck (open).
The artillery platform of the branch of "Kronstadt fortress" introduces visitors to the samples of ship and coastal artillery of various types and periods. Shows the role of naval artillery in the defense of St. Petersburg (Leningrad) and Kronstadt.
The following types of artillery are presented on the artillery site:
• 85-mm gun mount twin tower 92, was accepted into service in 1946;
• 130-mm two-gun turret gun mount B-2ЛМ — 1941;
• 45-mm chetyrehrogaja deck gun mount CM-20 ZIF — 1957;
• 100-mm two-gun stable of decks - but-the turret gun mount SM-5-1S -1950 year;
• 76-mm tower floating tank D-56M — 1950 (puts on armored);