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M242 Bushmaster  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1981
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: LW25
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: ATK Alliant Techsystems
Parent System: M242 Bushmaster
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1981
Total Production: 15,000
Family Members: M242 Bushmaster II and M242 Bushmaster III
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Description: The combat-proven M242 Bushmaster 25mm cannon featuring dual feed chain gun technology. It is the main gun of the M2, M3 and LAV-25 ground vehicles and the US Navy patrol boats (Mk38 designation). It fires all NATO standard 25 mm ammunition. More than 15,000 M242 Bushmaster cannons have been delivered to customers worldwide totaling 20 allied countries and the United States of America. Up to 25 armored vehicles types are equipped with variants of the M242 cannon. The 25mm M792 round is the primary medium-caliber round fired from the M242 Bushmaster Chain Gun by US forces.

M242 Bushmaster Applications


Armored Vehicles ACV ACV-S LAV LAV II M2A2 Bradley M2A3 Bradley M3A2 Bradley M3A3 Bradley M7 BFIST Valuk 6x6 Artillery Systems M6 Linebacker Cannons & Gear LWRT TRT-25

M242 Bushmaster Specifications

Dimensions
Caliber: 25 millimeter
Rates
Max Rate of Fire: 200 roundperminute
Weight
Combat Weight: 119 kilogram (262 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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M242 Bushmaster News

There are 2 news between
12 Mar 2007 and 11 Jul 2007
Wednesday, July 11, 2007ATK Successfully Test Fires Bushmaster LW25
Monday, March 12, 2007Bushmaster-based Cannon to Counter Enemy Rocket, Artillery and Mortar

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