The Algerian army has developed more than 200 Russian-made “ZSU-23-4” self-propelled anti-craft gun “Shilka” and equipped it with a missile system known as “Igla”.
Russian army daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported on Saturday that the Algerian army had more than 200 Shilka cannons, which had entered the Russian army in the past century.
Russian daily newspaper, Rossiyskaya Gazeta, reported on Saturday that the Algerian army has more than 200 Shilka guns, which was used by the Russian army in the past century.
The news agency “Sputnik” reported that the Algerian “Shilka” guns are developed and modernized, most notably the processing of the “Shilka” guns with the missiles’ system “Igla”.
The missile has increased the capabilities of the Shilka guns to hit the targets, as it is 23-mm and can hit targets that are not far with more than 2500 meters on the ground and 3500 meters in the sky, and the range of targets increased thanks to the missile weapon to 5000 meters horizontally and 3500 meters vertically.
The sophisticated Shilka guns can now effectively hit ground, sea and air targets.
It should be noted that this type of guns are still used by the armies of more than twenty countries.