ZSU-23-4MP Biała

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ZSU-23-4 Biała
Strzelania 34. Brygady Kawalerii Pancernej z Żagania z ZSU-23-4 MP „BIAŁA” (03).jpg
Photo of the ZSU-23-4 Biała
Type Self-propelled anti-aircraft gun
Place of origin Poland
Production history
Manufacturer Zakłady Mechaniczne “Tarnów” S.A.
Specifications
Weight 20.5 t
Length 6.54 m
Width 2.95 m
Height 2.25 m
Crew 3

Armor 8.3-9.2 mm
Main
armament
4x23 mm water-cooled AZP-23 autocannon
2,000 rounds
Secondary
armament
4xGrom surface-to-air missiles
Engine V-6R 6 cylinder inline diesel
280 hp (210 kW)
Power/weight 13.7 hp/tonne
Suspension torsion bar
Operational
range
450 km
Speed 50 km/h

The ZSU-23-4MP "Biała" (pl. White, also the name of more than one small Polish river) is a Polish modification of the ZSU-23-4 "Shilka" self-propelled anti-aircraft gun. The ZSU-23-4MP "Biała" includes a new digital optical targeting system and 4 Grom surface-to-air missile launcher. The AZP-23 autocannons are equipped with modern ammunition and have an increased effective anti-aircraft range to about 3.5 km, 0.5–1 km more than the original ZSU-23-4. The Grom missiles' maximum range is about 5.5 km.

Around 70 ZSU-23-4MP "Biała" self-propelled anti-aircraft guns are to be produced for the Polish army, as a cheaper alternative to the modern Polish 35 mm PZA Loara self-propelled anti-aircraft gun.

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