Encyclopedia of The Persian Gulf War by Mark Grossman

By Mark Grossman

The Gulf conflict is chronicled and defined during this entire encyclopedia that describes the old history and purposes for the warfare, the most important avid gamers, significant guns platforms and strategies, and the result of the clash.

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Yuhanna, Mikhail See Aziz, Tariq Mikhail. 5 mm Vladimirov KPV machine gun anchored to a multi-legged carriage, these antiaircraft machine guns were part of Iraq’s ground defense force, but their effectiveness, considering that few allied aircraft were shot down, is considered inconclusive. The ZPU series of AA machine guns originated with the [PU-1, built just after World War II; the ZPU-2 and ZPU-4 models entered service together in 1949. All are two-wheeled, except for the ZPU-4, which has four wheels that lay flat on the ground to support the gun’s weight.

It weighs 41,888 pounds (19,000 kg), and can travel on its chassis at a maximum of 27 mph (43 km/h). The ZSU-23/4 (Zenitnaia Samokhodnaia Ustanovka, self-propelled antiaircraft mount) is so named because it has four 23 mm guns, hence 23/4. ” In his Bullseye: Iraq, Dan McKinnon writes, “This weapon is a modified tank that is fully tracked, armor plated for protection of the crew, and self-propelled with a turret that can rotate 360 degrees in four to five seconds to easily track incoming bombers.

Jane’s Land-Based Air Defence, 1989–90, (Coulsdon, Surrey, UK: Jane’s Information Group, 1989), 213–215. 30 Cover Cover 31 ZSU-23/4 Shilka Self-propelled Antiaircraft Gun Built by the Soviet Union, the ZSU-23/4 was a staple of the Iraqi air defense. With a crew of four, the ZSU-23/4 gun is a four-barreled 23 mm cannon; it fires bursts of up to 50 rounds. It weighs 41,888 pounds (19,000 kg), and can travel on its chassis at a maximum of 27 mph (43 km/h). The ZSU-23/4 (Zenitnaia Samokhodnaia Ustanovka, self-propelled antiaircraft mount) is so named because it has four 23 mm guns, hence 23/4.

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