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Origin: Russia
Corporations: KBP
Parent System: 2A42
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Description: The 2A42 is a 30mm multi-purpose automatic cannon designed by KBP to equip armored vehicles and rotary-wing aircraft. The 2A42 gun can engage materiel, dismounted infantryman, medium armored vehicles and low-flying aircraft. To date, the 2A42 cannon has been integrated with BMD-1/2/4, BMP-2 armored vehicles; Ka-50 and Mi-28 attack helicopters.

2A42 Applications

Combat Helicopters Ka-50 Black Shark Ka-52 Alligator Ka-52K Mi-28NE Tracked Armored Fighting Vehicles BMD-4 BMP-2 BMPT BMPT-72 Kurganets-25 IFV T-15 Wheeled Armored Fighting Vehicles Boomerang IFV BTR-90

2A42 Specifications

Caliber: 30 millimeter
Max Rate of Fire: 800 roundperminute
Sustained Rate of Fire: 200 roundperminute
Muzzle Velocity: 960 mps
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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2A42 News

There are 4 news between
17 Feb 2011 and 1 Apr 2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015Russian Navy Ka-52K Helicopter to Receive Zhuk-AE Radar
Tuesday, March 24, 2015Kurganets-25 Tracked Armored Vehicle Spotted Outside Moscow
Monday, July 14, 2014Russian Paratroopers to Receive 800 2A42 Automatic Cannons by the End of 2014
Thursday, February 17, 2011Russia to Showcase its BMPT Fire Support Combat Vehicle at IDEX 2011

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