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Mk 42 Mod 9/10 naval gun

Country of Origin: USA


The Mk 42 Mod 10 gun mount is a fully automated, single-barrel dual-loading system that stows, loads, aims and fires 5-inch/54-caliber ammunition. The weapon has a maximum firing rate in excess of 30 rounds per minute and a range of more than 25,000 yards in surface mode. The mounts are linked to t he Mk 68 Mod 19 gun fire-control system.

Destroyers and frigates equipped with the Mk 42 naval gun have an effective weapon for anti-surface, fire support and strike warfare missions....

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