The AFU received Finnish anti-aircraft guns 23 ItK 61, they can fire up to 2,000 rounds per minute and hit targets at a distance of 2.5 km

By: Myroslav Trinko | 27.08.2022, 09:54
The AFU received Finnish anti-aircraft guns 23 ItK 61, they can fire up to 2,000 rounds per minute and hit targets at a distance of 2.5 km

Soldiers of the 122nd Brigade of Territorial Defense of Ukraine, which is based in the Odessa region, received anti-aircraft guns 23 ItK 61.

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They were handed over to Ukraine by Finland. The 23 ItK 61 is a modified version of the Soviet 23 mm anti-aircraft gun ZU-23-2. The unit has the unofficial name Sergej. It is equipped with a gyrostabilized sight and a laser rangefinder.

The anti-aircraft gun was developed in the USSR in 1960. It is served by 5 people. It weighs 950 kg and can shoot up to 2.5 km. Rate of fire of antiaircraft is 2000 rounds per minute.

Source: 122nd Brigade of Tetroboroni ZSU

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