The Ministry of National Defense affiliated with the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation A 25-millimeter anti-aircraft cannon produced by successfully completed the tests with a throw.
The Ministry of National Defense affiliated with the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation intensifies its production of modern weapons and ammunition in parallel with R&D studies, which has come to successfully an end in the production of a new weapon system.
The 25- millimeter anti-aircraft cannon, produced entirely with indigenous and national facilities can shoot in single, triple, decimal and serial rounds. The weapon has a firing mode low cadenza or high cadenza and it has a low arrest rate through the rotating mechanism system.
The weapon can be used in armored vehicles and remotely controlled weapon turrets, will be able to serve as the main weapon day and night, in all weather conditions and combat environments.
It successfully completed the firing tests of the 25 mm weapon system, which is capable of effectively firing many different targets, at the Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation within Çankırı Weapon Factory Directorate.
Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation is developing “76/62mm Sea Cannon” for existing ships in the Turkish Naval Forces Command
According to Abdullah Karakuş of Milliyet newspaper on July 11, 2020, Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation is developing a “naval cannon” for ships. 76/62 mm Naval Gun Development Project: “While the international procurement period of the weapon system is minimum 24 months, the prototype to be produced with indigenous and national means is planned to start factory acceptance tests within 12 months. After the institution began its efforts to localize the weapons system, the overseas supplier company reduced the unit price a lot. This weapon system will be used on the medium and low tonnage vessels in the Naval Forces inventory. ”
Characteristics of the Native 76/62 Sea Cannon
- The range of the weapon system is 16 km.
- The barrel diameter is 76 mm and the length is 4700 mm.
- The barrel has a water cooling system.
- The maximum rate of fire is 80 beats/min.
- The weapon system has a weight of 7500 kg without ammunition and 8500 kg with ammunition.
- The weapon system has a rotating arsenal with a capacity of 70 ammunition.
- The weapon system is effective against air, land and sea targets.