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ZSU-23-4 Shilka

Country of Origin: Russia


The ZSU-23-4 Shilka (Russian for "Awl") is a fully integrated, self-propelled anti-aircraft system with four liquid-cooled 23-mm AZP-23 automatic cannons mounted on a highly modified PT-76 light tank chassis. It was introduced in the late 1960s and remains in use by Russian forces and former Soviet client states, among others.

The system can be fired optically or electronically using its integral Gun Dish fire-control radar, which is mounted on the top of the armored turret. Gun...

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