23 MM NAVAL ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN AND MISSILE SYSTEM ZU-23-2MR

Description

The ZU-23-2MR system is equippedwith electro-hydraulic drives in traverse and elevation, hydraulic reloading system, two water-cooled 23mm cannons. The cannons are fed from ammunition boxes which contain 200 belted cartridges each. It is possible to fire with sub-calibre ammunition; the system crew consists of one seaman.

The ZU-23-2MR system is designed to arm the various types of vessels and to fight low-flying air targets such as: aircraft, helicopters, winged rockets, unmanned flying objects, landing troops and unarmoured and lightly armoured ground and sea targets.

Main characteristics:

  • high reliability of working,
  • user-friendly system,
  • low system weight,
  • reduced number of seamen required to system handling,
  • good technical and tactical features allow to fire the targets (which appear unexpectedly and move in different directions)  with great efficiency.

 

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Technical data

Weapon 2  x 23 mm cannons
Firing angles Horizontal 360 degrees
Vertical  from -10 to  +90 degrees
Practical rate of fire up to 400 rds./min. for one gun
Cannon range: maximal vertical/total/
maximal effective for ground targets
1500/2500/2000 m for API and HEI
2000/3000/2500 m for APDS and FAPDS