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.
- 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.
|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