Defence Notes

Rheinmetall automatic cannon for Gripen

2nd March 2016 - 14:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Rheinmetall is to equip Gripen NG fighter aircraft with the BK27 automatic cannon featuring a new linkless ammunition feeding system, under a contract announced by the company on 1 March. 

The contract, awarded to Rheinmetall by Saab, will see 88 Gripen aircraft for Brazil and Sweden equipped with the ...

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