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ZPU-4 Anti-Aircraft Artillery - Arizona Military Museum, Papago AAF, Phoenix, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kb7ywl
N 33° 28.019 W 111° 58.126
12S E 409980 N 3703479
Quick Description: Soviet ZPU-4/Chinese Type 56 14.5mm anti-aircraft artillery
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 2/21/2012 7:05:20 PM
Waymark Code: WMDT76
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 4

Long Description:
The ZPU-4 is a towed, quadruple-barreled anti-aircraft gun based on the Soviet 14.5mm KPV heavy machine gun. It entered service with the Soviet Union in 1949 and is used by over 50 countries worldwide. Double- and single-barreled version of the weapon exist, called the ZPU-2 (two variants) and ZPU-1 respectively.

This piece is located inside the Arizona Military Museum on Papago AAF in Phoenix, AZ. Free admission; open Sundays 1pm-4pm. Located 0.4mi west of the gate at Papago AAF, Phoenix, AZ.

Source: Wikipedia
What type of artillery is this?: Anti-Aircraft Artillery

Where is this artillery located?: Military Grounds

What military of the world used this device?: About 60 countries including Russia, China & most former Soviet block countries.

Date artillery was in use: 1/1/1949

Parking location to view this Waymark: N 33° 27.980 W 111° 58.126

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Still may work: no

Are there any geocaches at this location?:
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Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Cost?: Not Listed

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