30-mm M230 chain gun
Country of Origin: USA
One of a series of chain guns, the M230 automatic cannon is the main gun armament of the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter. It is also one of the armaments used by the U.S. Army's MH-60L direct action penetrator (DAP) helicopters. The weapon has also been called the McDonnell Douglas Helicopters M230 – a reference dating to a 1998 contract between the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command Armament and Chemical and Logistics Activity (TACOM-ACALA) and McDonnell Douglas Helicopter...
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