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Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1959
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: Vulcan
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: General Dynamics
Parent System: M61
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1959
Total Production: ?
Family Members: M61A2
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Description: The M61A1 Vulcan is a 20mm Gatling gun designed to provide air-to-air and air-to-surface engagement capability to modern fighter aircraft. The gun fires at 6,000 rounds per minute and places a controlled dispersion of projectiles in the path of the target. The M61A1 gun has been designed to provide 100,000 shots through its entire life.

M61A1 Applications

Artillery Systems Centurion Combat Aircraft A-7A Corsair II Ching-Kuo F-14A Tomcat F-14B Tomcat F-15 Silent Eagle F-15A Eagle F-15B Eagle F-15C Eagle F-15D Eagle F-15E Strike Eagle F-15K Slam Eagle F-15SA F-15SG F-16A Fighting Falcon F-16B Fighting Falcon F-16C Block 32 F-16C Block 40 F-16C Block 42 F-16C Block 50 F-16C Block 52 F-16C Block 72 F-16C Fighting Falcon F-16D Block 32 F-16D Block 40 F-16D Block 42 F-16D Block 50 F-16D Block 52 F-16D Block 72 F-16D Fighting Falcon F-16E Desert Falcon F-16F Desert Falcon F-16I Soufa F-16V F-2 F-4E Phantom II F/A-18A Hornet F/A-18B Hornet F/A-18C Hornet F/A-18D Hornet KF-16 Protection Systems Mk 15 Phalanx Block 0 Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1/1A Mk 15 Phalanx Block 1B

M61A1 Specifications

Barrel Durability: 100,000
Magazine Capacity: 511
Number of Barrels: 6
Caliber: 20 millimeter
Max Rate of Fire: 6,000 roundperminute
Combat Weight: 375 kilogram (827 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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M61A1 News

There are 14 news between
4 Apr 2006 and 25 Mar 2019
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Monday, March 25, 2019FMS: Morocco Seeks 25 F-16C/D Block 72 Multi-Role Fighters
Wednesday, April 4, 2018FMS: Slovakia Requests Sale of 14 F-16 Block 70/72 V Aircraft
Friday, September 8, 2017FMS: Bahrain Seeks 19 F-16V Aircraft
Wednesday, January 20, 2016FMS: Iraq Requests Weapons Package for its F-16 Aircraft Fleet
Thursday, December 2, 2010Mobile Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System Completes Live-Fire Demonstration
Wednesday, October 20, 2010FMS: Saudi Arabia Requests Sale of up to 96 New and 70 Upgraded F-15SA Aircraft
Wednesday, September 15, 2010FMS: Iraq Requests Sale of 18 F-16IQ Jet Aircraft
Tuesday, August 3, 2010FMS: Oman Requests Sale of 18 F-16C/D Block 50/52 Aircraft
Monday, May 24, 2010SeaRAM Completes Blast Test Vehicle Launches
Friday, October 9, 2009FMS: Egypt Requests Sale of 24 F-16C/D Block 50/52 Aircraft

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