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76-mm MMI naval gun

Country of Origin: Italy

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The Oto Melara 76-mm/62-caliber MMI was the standard secondary armament on Italian navy surface warships built in the 1950s and 1960s. Many Italian ships still carry the MMI and mounts from retiring warships are being fitted to new ships.

The MMI is in most respects the forerunner of the Oto Melara Compact, which is a lighter mount with a higher rate of fire. Both guns are fully automatic. The MMI has faster elevation and traverse rates, but a smaller ready ammunition supply than...

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