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PGZ-04A PGZ95 Self-propelled gun anti-aircraft defense system
 
 
 
PGZ-04A PGZ95 self-propelled gun missile system data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images PLA China Chinese army identification air defense anti-aircraft system
 
Description

The PGZ-04A is a a self-propelled anti-aicraft gun missile system designed and manufactured by the Chinese Defense Company Northwest Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering based at Xianyang, Shaanxi province. The PGZ-04A is also nammed PGZ95 or Type 95. The PGZ-04A entered in the service with the first to the Chiinese army (PLA) in the late-1990s for the air defence role in armoured troops at brigade and regiment level. The PGZ95 was presented for the first time to the public during the 1999 national day military parade held in Beijing, the new version, the PGZ-04A was showed to the public during the military parade in Beijing, the 01 October 2009.

 
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Technical Data
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Armament

The main armament of the PGZ-04A is composed four guns of 25 mm calibre, two coupled guns mounted to each side of the turret, each canon has a cyclic rate of fire of 600 to 800 rounds per minute per barrel. About 1,000 rounds of 25mm ammunition are carried, and the empty cartridge cases are ejected outside of the turret. The system can be reloaded via an automatic loading mechanism. The 25 mm gun can be also used against ground targets and would be able to destroy most light armoured fighting vehicles. The PGZ-04A is also armed with four with four QW-2 IR-homing, short-range surface-to-air missiles. To supplement his self-protection, the PGZ-04A is equipped with a bank of four electrically operated forward-firing smoke grenade launchers is mounted either side on the lower part of the turret for self-protection.

Design and protection
The hull and the turret of the PGZ-04A is made of high hardness armor steel, which provide a protection against small arms firing and shell splinters of the battle field.
Mobility
The PGZ-04A uses a tracked armoured chassis with six road wheels, a drive sprocket at the front , an idler at the rear and three return rollers on each side. The engine is located at the front of the vehicle, with the driver sitting to the left of it.
Accessories
At the front of the turret is mounted the electro-optical tracking equipment which consists of a TV tracking camera, and infra-red tracking camera and a laser rangefinder. At the rear of the top urret is mounted the CLC-1 S-band pulse-doppler search radar which has a reported range of 11 kilometers, and is optimized to detect low-flying targets.
 
Specifications
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Armament
Four guns of 25 mm and four air defense missile QW-2
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Country user
China
Company Designer
Northwest Institute of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering
Accessories
Rangefinder, TV tracking camera, fire control computer
Crew
3 soldiers
Armor
Protection against 12.7 mm calibre weapons at the front, 7.62 mm API for the sides and shell splinters of the battlefield.
Weight
22,500 kg
Speed
53 km/hr on road
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Range
450 km
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Dimensions
Lenght, 6.71 m; Width, 3.2 m; Height, 3.4 m
 
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PGZ-04A PGZ95 self-propelled gun missile system data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images PLA China Chinese army identification air defense anti-aircraft system
 
PGZ-04A PGZ95 self-propelled gun missile system data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images PLA China Chinese army identification air defense anti-aircraft system
PGZ-04A PGZ95 self-propelled gun missile system data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images PLA China Chinese army identification air defense anti-aircraft system

 

PGZ-04A PGZ95 self-propelled gun missile system data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images PLA China Chinese army identification air defense anti-aircraft system

PGZ-04A PGZ95 self-propelled gun missile system data sheet specifications information description intelligence pictures photos images PLA China Chinese army identification air defense anti-aircraft system
 
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Video PGZ-04A PGZ 95 Self-propelled gun missile anti-aircraft air defense system
 
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