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20-mm Rheinmetall Mk 20 Rh 202 twin AA gun

Country of Origin: Germany


The German twin 20-mm anti-aircraft mount has two Rheinmetall 20-mm Mk 20 Rh 202 automatic cannons. The Rh 202 is a gas-operated weapon noted for its low recoil, high reliability and ease of field maintenance.

Although intended primarily for air defense, the mount can also engage ground targets.

The guns, ammunition boxes and feed chutes are mounted on an upper cradle that elevates independently of the upper chassis. The upper chassis swivels on a tripod base; an 8-hp air-cooled,...

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