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TM 197B light turreted gun system

Country of Origin: Italy


The TM 197B light turreted gun system is designed to be integrated with the General Dynamics 20-mm M197 three-barrel Gatling gun and fitted under the nose of attack helicopters. The turret is a derivative of the General Dynamics Armament Systems Universal Turret System (UTS).

The system gives helicopters air-to-ground and close-range air-to-air capabilities. It has flexible and fixed modes of fire. Oto Melara reports the TM 197B “can be easily fitted into military helicopters not...

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