76-mm Super Rapido naval gun Weapon Systems // Artillery/Guns // Naval Guns

Country of Origin: Italy

The Oto Melara Super Rapido 76-mm/62-cal is an upgraded version of the widely deployed Oto Melara Compact naval gun. The principal improvement is in the rate of fire, which in increased from 85 to 120 rds/min. Because the redesigned firing sequence emphasizes reduced weight and parts movement, the Super Rapido is said to be very accurate even at its maximum firing rate. Oto Melara says that the gun can engage three sea-skimming targets at medium and close range simultaneously within...


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