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23-mm ZU-23 anti-aircraft gun

Country of Origin: Russia


The ZU-23 is a twin-barrel towed, anti-aircraft (AA) gun system assigned to Russian airborne divisions. It is also in widespread use in other countries. Single-barreled ZU-23s are known to exist.

The standard system consists of two 2A14 guns, a light carriage mount on a two-wheel chassis, ZAP-23 automatic anti-aircraft sight and an additional sight for ground targets.

The lower carriage mount is fitted with a bearing plate and a one-axis chassis. The wheels are each turned up and...

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