AK-130 Twin-Barreled Naval Gun

 

 

The AK-130 twin-barreled 130 mm naval artillery system entered service in 1985 and remains one of the most powerful gun systems in the world. The AK-130 has a control system that comprises of a laser designator, a low light TV, an ESM system, and a dual-band radar. The system is capable of engaging naval, aerial, and land targets, and has a range of up to 75 km. The barrels have a rate of fire of 20-40 rounds per minute (each) and feature an integrated liquid cooling system. The entire system can be mounted on any Russian medium or large surface warship.

 

Specifications:

 

Caliber: 130 mm
Muzzle velocity: 850 meters per second
Rate of fire: 20-40 rounds per minute
Elevation: -10 to +80 degrees
Gross system weight: roughly 100 tons
Ammunition capacity: 150-180 rounds ready for firing
Ammunition type: high explosive, armor piercing

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