Mikhail Loginov

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Mikhail Nikolayevich Loginov (Russian: Михаи́л Никола́евич Ло́гинов; 21 November 1903 in village of Ivanishinskiye Gorky (now in Staritsky District, Tver Oblast) – 28 October 1940 in Miskhor, Crimean ASSR)[1] was a prominent Soviet designer of anti-tank, air-defense, and other types of artillery, widely used during World War II.

Being a chief designer of the design bureau of 8th Kalinin Artillery plant in Kaliningrad (Moscow Oblast), he created, among others, 45-mm anti-tank gun M1937 (53-K), 76-mm air-defense gun M1938, 37-mm air-defense gun M1939 (61-K), 85-mm air-defense gun M1939 (52-K), 25 mm automatic air defense gun M1940 (72-K).

Loginov died in 1940 of tuberculosis.[1] For his achievements he was rewarded with Order of the Red Star (1937), Order of Lenin (1939), and Stalin Prize (1941, after his death).


  1. ^ a b "ЛОГИНОВ МИХАИЛ НИКОЛАЕВИЧ" [LOGINOV MIKHAIL NIKOLAYEVICH]. Энциклопедия «Всемирная история» (in Russian). Retrieved 19 November 2021.