TITLE

BAE's Mk110 Naval Gun System Fires for Effect

PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Sea Power;Aug2006, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the 57mm Mk110 Naval Gun System, a medium-caliber, multimission shipboard weapon developed by BAE Systems Inc. It has a firing rate of 220 rounds per minute and can rapidly defeat threats out to nine miles, including small boats, antiship cruise missiles and aircraft. Mk110 was chosen as the main battery for the Littoral Combat Ship of the Navy and the Coast Guard's Bertholf-class National Security Cutter and Offshore Patrol Cutter.
ACCESSION #
21722361

 

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