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7.62-mm EX-34 chain gun

Country of Origin: Britain


The EX-34 chain gun is the coaxial armament on the British Warrior armored personnel carrier. The gun was built by Royal Ordnance under license from the McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co.

The chain gun opens and closes the breech on the single barrel by running a chain drive slider on a roller chain around four sprockets and along a transverse slot in the bolt carrier. This layout transmits a smooth reciprocating motion to the bolt carrier and is said to be simpler and more reliable...

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