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BAU-23 remote-controlled weapon station

Country of Origin: Ukraine


The BAU-23 is a one-person remote-controlled weapon station that is designed to defeat ground and aerial targets.

The turret is armed with a pair of 23-mm 2A7M cannons with a rate of fire of 850 rounds/minute each and a range of 2,190 yd (2,000 m). A total of 200 23-mm rounds are carried. A coaxial 7.62-mm PKT machine gun is provided with 2,000 rounds. Six 81-mm smoke-grenade launchers are fitted, three on each side of the turret. The grenades are fired in the same direction the...

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