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Vladimirov KPV ZPU-4
(Captured Iraqi Anti-aircraft Gun)
This ZPU-4 is a Soviet-built anti-aircraft gun. It is composed of four KPV 14.5mm heavy machine guns mounted on a 4-wheel carriage. The ZPU-4 was used by the Iraqis in 1991 during Operation Desert Storm. The effective range for the anti-aircraft gun was approximately 5,000 ft. (1,500 meters). Each gun had a muzzle velocity of approximately 3,300 ft./sec/ (990 m./sec.) and a rate of fire of 600 rounds per minute. The metal link belt contained 100 rounds for each gun.