Unique anti-aircraft guns to be designed in Dagestan
Makhachkala, February 8, 2016. The "Dagdizel" plant located in Kaspiysk may start designing the new modernized anti-aircraft systems ZU-23/30 M1-4 by the end of 2016, the State Duma deputy Umahan Umahanov announced in an interview with reporters the day before.
Let us remind, yesterday, February 7, the Minister for Affairs of the Northern Caucasus Lev Kuznetsov and his deputy Odes Baysultanov visited the "Podolsk electromechanical factory" JSC, which is the manufacturer of these air-defence mounts. «We are working together to open a branch of PEMF in Makhachkala, which would create about 500 jobs and replenish the republican budget. We are ready to transfer all equipment to Makhachkala and to start work» - Umahanov said.
The ZU-23 / 30M1-4 is an upgraded version of the outdated anti-aircraft system ZU-23, suitable for use in modern conditions. The basic version of the ZU-23 provides a visual loss of visible air and ground (surface) targets and enemy manpower in the zone range and altitude up to 2500 m and 1500 m respectively.