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12.7-mm UBK-12.7

Country of Origin: Russia


In addition to Russia, many other former Warsaw Pact members and several additional nations use 12.7-mm aircraft guns mounted on aircraft and helicopters.

Three variants of these systems exist, based on where the gun is mounted: turret (UB-12.7); wing (UBK-12.7); and synchronous (UBS-12.7).

Most 12.7-mm guns are single-barreled and unsynchronized. Two fixed cannon (UBK-12.7) were fitted to the MiG-15. Pivoting cannon (UBT-12.7) are commonly mounted on helicopters.

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