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CAPTURED IRAQI ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN (ZPU-2)

Posted 11/26/2007 Printable Fact Sheet
 
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Captured Iraqi Anti-Aircraft Gun (ZPU-2)
This Soviet-built ZPU-2 14.5mm anti-aircraft gun was captured by Allied forces during Operation Desert Storm. It is composed of two KPV 14.5mm heavy machine guns mounted on a two-wheeled carriage for mobility. Each gun is capable of firing 600 rounds per minute. Note the battle damage bullet holes on the lower part of the gun mount. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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This Soviet-built ZPU-2 14.5mm anti-aircraft gun was captured by Allied forces during Operation Desert Storm. It is composed of two KPV 14.5mm heavy machine guns mounted on a two-wheeled carriage for mobility. Each gun is capable of firing 600 rounds per minute. Note the battle damage bullet holes on the lower part of the gun mount.

Transferred from the 907th Tactical Airlift Group.

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