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25-mm Mk 25 Model E

Country of Origin: Germany


The German Mauser Mk 25 Model E 25-mm automatic cannon was developed as a replacement for the Rheinmetall Mk20 Rh202 20-mm gun in the Marder armored personnel carrier (APC).

Although not yet deployed, the weapon can be adapted to a wide variety of mounts and will probably appear in various vehicles, towed configurations, aircraft and naval mounts.

This is a gas-operated weapon with an open bolt and a breech with dual locking flaps. The floating recoil system directs gun recoil...

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