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Naval Service Weapons

76 mm OTO Melara

The 76mm Oto Melara medium calibre naval armament is the most powerful weapon in the Naval Services arsenal. The 76mm is capable of engaging naval targets at range of up to 17km with a high level of precision, ensuring that the Naval Service can maintain a range advantage over all close range naval armaments and man portable weapon systems. The gyro stabilized gun is fully automated utilising a RADAMEC Fire Control System and is capable of engaging naval, air and shore based targets. It is mounted on both the CPV and LPV class of vessel. 

76mm OTO Melara Statistics
Gun Type Cannon
Country of ManufactureItaly
Entered Service  1984
Calibre76 mm
Crew3
Weight of shell12.34kgs
Fire Rate85 rounds per minute
Range  18.4 km

Rheinmetall 20mm Cannon

The Rheinmetall 20mm Rh-202 Naval Cannon is a precision close range naval armament with a high rate of fire of up to 1030 rounds per minute and high accuracy. With a special mount design, the firer remains in the upright position for all elevations of firings. With a large variety of specialist ammunition the Rheinmetall is a capable secondary armament and is fitted onboard all Naval Service ships for close range weapons support and anti-air point defence.

Rheinmetall 20mm Cannon  Statistics
Gun Type           Cannon
Country of ManufactureGermany
Entered Service  1984
Calibre20mm
Crew2
Weight of shell134g
Fire Rate1000 rounds per minute
Range  2km

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