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30-mm Type 30 M 791 cannon

Country of Origin: France


The Type 30 M 791, also known as the DEFA 791, is a single-barreled 30-mm cannon that serves as the gun armament on the Dassault Rafale fighter aircraft.

The gun has the unusually high rate of fire for a gas-operated cannon of 2,500 rds/min. The firing rate is reached virtually instantaneously and 21 rounds are fired in a standard half-second burst. The seven-cylinder revolver-action cannon also has a medium rate of fire of 1,500 rds/min and a low rate of 300/600 rds/min,...

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