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Naval Warfare

AUSA 2018: 30mm ‘Swimmer’ round set for more UK trials

16th October 2018 - 09:10 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


The Royal Navy is expected to carry out more trials of a 30 x 173mm round that can ‘swim’ underwater and is capable of neutralising sub-surface threats such as torpedoes.

The ‘Swimmer’ - also designated the Mk 258 Mod 1 - is an Armour Piercing Fin Stabilised Discarding Sabot-Tracer (APFSDS-T) round manufactured ...

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