Military Periscope Logo

L/46 naval gun

Country of Origin: Sweden

description

Originally based on a field anti-aircraft artillery piece, this dual-purpose gun is the main armament for the Indonesian FATAHILLAH-class corvettes. It has a relatively high rate of fire for a gun of this caliber.

The barrel is liquid-cooled and has a vertical sliding block breech. A dual-feed system features 25-round magazines on each side of the gun that alternately supply it; this allows two types of ammunition to be ready to fire at any time. The magazines are replenished...

Please log in to continue reading.

Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.

Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…

  • More than 7,500 weapons systems and platforms
  • Nearly every country's armed forces
  • Militant organizations
laptop image

Try Military Periscope free for seven days

Military Periscope Logo

Your online source for military news, weapons, and nation's armed forces worldwide

Military Periscope FEDLINK information

Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065

Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.

600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,

Washington DC, 20037, USA.

(+1) 202-450-3967

©Military Periscope 2024

All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.