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BK 27  
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Origin: Germany
Corporations: Rheinmetall Defence
Parent System: BK 27
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Description: The BK 27 cannon was developed by Mauser (Rheinmetall) to meet NATO requirements for use in the low-altitude attack Tornado aircraft. The BK 27 cannon has also been adapted by the Alpha Jet, the Gripen and recently by the Eurofighter-Typhoon. The 27mm BK 27 cannon is also being considered for the JSF/F-35 aircraft. It is suitable for air-to-air and air-to-ground missions.

BK 27 Applications

Combat Aircraft JAS 39C Gripen JAS 39D Gripen JAS 39E Gripen JAS 39F Gripen Typhoon Typhoon T

BK 27 Specifications

Caliber: 27 millimeter
Height: 250 millimeter
Length: 2.31 meter (91 inch)
Max Rate of Fire: 1,800 roundperminute
Combat Weight: 122 kilogram (269 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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BK 27 News

There are 2 news between
1 Mar 2016 and 12 Nov 2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017Airbus Displays Range of Weapons for C-295 Aircraft
Tuesday, March 1, 2016Sweden and Brazil Order 88 BK 27 Cannons for its Gripen NG Aircraft

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