Military Periscope Logo


30-mm KCA

Country of Origin: Switzerland


The KCA is a 30-mm gas-operated, single-barrel "revolver" cannon. The KCA features an airborne pneumatic re-charging system and ammunition that has a higher ratio of propellant charge to projectile weight that results in a higher firing rate and muzzle velocity.

The KCA fires the following type of ammunition: target practice (TP), high-explosive incendiary (HEI), semi-armor-piercing HEI (SAPHEI) and armor-piercing (AP).


No longer in service.

Initial operational capability (IOC) in...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC

Contract Number: LCFDL24D0002

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.