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57mm Mk3  
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Origin: Sweden
Corporations: United Defense
Parent System: 57mm Mk3
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Description: The 57mm Mk 3 naval gun has been designed for integration on next generation of low signature/stealth vessels. It is available in both stealth and non-stealth versions. The 57mm Mk 3 gun fires 57mm 3P 6-mode programmable ammunition suitable against both surface and airborne targets. Its magazine has a capacity of120 rounds. The versatile, low-observable 57mm Mk 3 gun turret can be installed on ships of 150 tons or more. The 57mm family of guns is currently in service in 15 navies worldwide.

In early February 2005, Bofors Defence AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Defense, was awarded a 11 million Euro contract for two 57mm naval guns to be integrated into Squadron 2000 vessels. According to Bofors Defence, Finland will take delivery of the first naval gun in 2005 and the second in 2006.

57mm Mk3 Applications

Auxiliary Vessels Arialah General D'Armee Ba Oumar Sierra Fighting Ships Darussalam FPB 45 Goteborg Halifax Hamina Helsinki Jebat Kralj Sampari Second Generation Patrol Vessel Visby

57mm Mk3 Specifications

Magazine Capacity: 120
Main Gun Caliber: 57 millimeter
Main Gun Max Range: 17,000 meter (9.18 nautical mile)
Max Rate of Fire: 220 roundperminute
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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57mm Mk3 News

There are 8 news between
25 Oct 2004 and 3 Sep 2019
Tuesday, September 3, 2019Germany Selects 57mm Mk3 Gun for Three Offshore Patrol Vessels
Tuesday, August 20, 2019Indonesia Selects 57mm Mk3 Gun System for Sampari Missile Boats
Tuesday, June 24, 2014Mexican Navy Orders Four 57mm Mk3 Naval Guns
Tuesday, June 19, 2007BAE Systems Signs License Agreement with World Industries Ace
Thursday, May 26, 2005Raytheon to Conduct DD(X) Ship System Integration and Detail Design
Monday, February 7, 200557mm Mk3 Naval Guns for Two More Finnish Squadron 2000 Vessels
Wednesday, December 1, 2004Mk 110 Selected for Lockheed-Martin's LCS
Monday, October 25, 2004Mk 110 Naval Gun Selected as DD(X) Close-In Gun System

Operators & Related Equipment

Guns ordered for three OPVs to be delivered beginning in 2020

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