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L/46 naval gun

Country of Origin: Sweden


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...

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