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30-mm Mk 46

Country of Origin: USA

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The 30-mm Mk 46 is a weapon station designed for the U.S. Marine Corps' Expeditionary Fighting Vehicles (EFVs) and the U.S. Navy's SAN ANTONIO-class (LPD-17) landing platform dock ships.

The central feature of the station is the Mk 44 Bushmaster II 30/40-mm cannon, a larger relative of the well-known 25-mm Bushmaster. It shares 70 percent of the logistic parts used in the 25-mm version. The barrel is chrome-plated for extended life. It can also be converted to fire 40-mm rounds...

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