30-mm Giat Model 781 Weapon Systems // Artillery/Guns // Aircraft Guns


Country of Origin: France

The 30-mm Giat Model 781 (M781) electrically operated aircraft cannon (also known as the Nexter 30) is deployed in a chin turret on the French HAP and HAD versions of the Franco-German Tiger attack helicopter. The gun's single-feed firing sequence is motor-driven and its rate of fire can be adjusted electronically up to 720 rounds per minute. The operator can select single shot to continuous, with burst limit options of 10 or 25 rounds. The actual firing mechanism has not been revealed,...

 

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