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MLG 27  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2004
Total Production: 107
Origin: Germany
Corporations: Rheinmetall Defence
Parent System: BK 27
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
Family Members: BK 27
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Description: The MLG 27 is a remotely controlled, light naval 27mm gun designed for close-range, self-defense of surface combatants and smaller naval craft engaging aircraft, helicopters, fast attack boats, and on-shore targets with devastating effects. It is based on the proven Mauser BK 27 revolver gun associated to Eurofighter-Typhoon multirole aircraft.

A total of 95 MLG 27 guns have been ordered by the German Navy with deliveries beginning in December 2003. They will supersede manually operated 20 and 40mm guns within the German Navy.

On 29 June 2006, the US Navy awarded Rheinmetall a $43 million contract for the supply of 12 MLG 27 naval gun systems, test ammunition, spare parts, logistics data, engineer support services and training. These gun systems were bought to be installed onto MKV-C fast-interceptor boats that were being acquired by the Navy of Kuwait under a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program.

MLG 27 Applications


Auxiliary Vessels MKV-C Fighting Ships F125 Baden-Wurttemberg MEKO D

MLG 27 Specifications

Dimensions
Main Gun Caliber: 27 millimeter
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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MLG 27 News

There are 4 news between
17 Nov 2005 and 19 Feb 2016
Friday, February 19, 2016Rheinmetall and Bundeswehr Conduct Successful Test of High Energy Laser on High Seas
Tuesday, October 6, 2009German Navy F125-Class Frigates to Receive MLG 27 Naval Guns
Tuesday, July 14, 2009FMS: Kuwait Requests Two Nautilus Class Diver Support Vessels
Thursday, November 17, 2005FMS: Kuwait Requests Fast Interceptor Boats

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