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35 mm Gun 63/90

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35 MM A/A Gun 63/90

The gun is automatically swiveled according to firing data supplied by fire control. By means of manual electronic control and sight with laser rangefinder and own computer the gun can be employed autonomously.


Weapontwin-barreled gun, gas operated
Effective operating rangeup to 4 km
Muzzle velocity1175 m/s
Firing rate550 rounds/min each barrel, total 1100 rounds/min each gun
Weight7700 kg (gun ready to fire; aggregate installed)
Ammunitionmine-incendiary cartridge, with base fuze
 mine incendiary cartridge, with instantaneous fuze, tracer
Firing unitOne fire control device and two 35 mm A/A guns
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Last updated: 12.05.2010
Badge Swiss Air Force
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