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30-mm E8 turret

Country of Origin: Germany


The E8 one-person turret is intended to arm light infantry vehicles. The E8 can be used to engage ground targets and helicopters; it can also support dismounted infantrymen.

The E8 is equipped with a 30-mm x 373-mm MK 30-1 cannon as the main armament as well as a fire-control system. The cannon features a double-belt feed system. 

The fire-control system uses a primary stabilized sensor head a with a thermal imager, day-sight charged-coupled device (CCD) camera and laser...

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