naval gun


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Noun1.naval gun - naval weaponry consisting of a large gun carried on a warshipnaval gun - naval weaponry consisting of a large gun carried on a warship
naval weaponry - weaponry for warships
stern chaser - a naval gun able to fire astern at a ship in chase
combat ship, war vessel, warship - a government ship that is available for waging war
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'The Bofors 57 Mk3 is a versatile naval gun with firepower and range that exceeds expectations when compared with similar, medium calibre naval gun systems.
The Indonesian Navy has selected BAE Systems' Bofors 57 Mk3 naval gun system for the country's KCR-60 fast-attack vessel program.
The Oto Melara 76mm Super Rapid Gun is a naval gun which boasts of a firing rate of 120 rounds per minute, according to the Philippine Navy.
It will be armed with Oto Melara 76mm super rapid gun and SMASH 30mm remote-controlled established naval gun.
Naval protection remains a cornerstone of BAE Systems' presence at Idex, with several solutions making an appearance on the stand, including the 40 Mk4 Naval Gun System.
Improvements in naval gun capabilities would be easily transferable to other services, such as Army and Marine Corps artillery capabilities.
Later this month, coastal patrol ships attached to US 5th Fleet's Task Force 55 will conduct a MK-60 Griffin surface-to-surface missile and naval gun exercises against high speed manoeuvring targets.
Armament on the 99 m-long platforms includes a 76 mm naval gun, four (two twin) 324 mm torpedo tubes, eight (two quadruple) launchers for anti-ship missiles, and one RIM-116 close-in weapon system.
The two companies anticipate offering new adaptations of Leonardo's Vulcano -- a family of gun-launched munitions that exceed the performance of currently available precision-guided projectiles -- in a variety of gun systems, including the BAE Systems-built Advanced Gun System (AGS) and the Mk 45 naval gun. The AGS is currently on board the US Navy's Zumwalt class of destroyers, and the Mk 45 is widely used by the Navy and allied nations.
"The gun is one of four howitzers and a naval gun captured on April 13."
The corvette is equipped with a 76 millimetre naval gun, four 324 mm torpedo tubes, eight launchers for anti-ship missiles and the RIM-116 close-in weapon system.
The corvettes are armed with an NG-16-176mm naval gun, two Type 730 Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) and eight seven-barrelled 30mm gun turrets, plus eight China Haiying Electro-Mechanical Technology Academy C-802 family anti-ship missiles and one FM-90N surface-to-air missile launcher.