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ZUR-23-2S Jod



Overview


ZUR-23-2S

A Polish ZUR-23-2S Jod in the firing position.
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Origin
Poland
Type
Anti-aircraft gun
Entered service
1988
Status
In service
Development
1985
Developer
Poland - ZMT
Production
1986 - ?
Producer
Poland - ZMT

Description


The ZUR-23-2S Jod is a Polish upgrade of the ZU-23. It is fitted with the more capable GP-1R tachometric sight unit. Furthermore, two SA-7 man portable surface to air missiles are fitted. The sight increases the effectiveness of the 23mm autocannon and the SA-7 missiles increase the engagement range.

Details


Facts ZUR-23-2S Jod
General
Origin
Poland
Type
Towed anti-aircraft gun
Crew
1
Dimensions
Weight
1.12 t
Length
4.68 m (travel configuration)
Width
1.9 m (travel configuration)
Height
2.00 m (travel configuration)
Main armament
Type
2x 23mm 2A14 autocannon
Ammunition
2x 50 round belt
Elevation
-10° to +90°, powered
Elevation rate
40°/s
Traverse
360°, powered
Traverse rate
30°/s or 60°/s, selectable
Secondary armament
Type
9K32M Strela-2M
Ammunition
2 missiles ready to fire
Traverse
Traverse and elevation as main armament
Sights
Anti-aircraft sight
GP-1R illuminated sight
1x magnification
Range adjustment up to 2.5 km
Ground sight
T-3
3x magnification
Range adjustment up to 2 km
Firepower
Rate of fire
2.000 rpm combined, cyclic
200 rpm combined, practical
Range
1.5 km vertical for 23mm
2.0 km horizontal for 23mm
2.3 km vertical for 9K32M
4.8 km horizontal for 9K32M
Carriage
Type
Two wheel carriage
Limber
No
Gun shield
No
Ground clearance
0.36 m
Emplacement time
15 to 20 seconds
Displacement time
35 to 45 seconds
Mobility
Towing vehicle
UAZ-469B 4x4 utility vehicle
Star 266 6x6 truck
Autonomous mobility
Can be manhandled over short distances

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