Naval Warfare

Bofors guns arm Belgian-Dutch MCMVs

12th February 2021 - 09:22 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

Mk4 naval guns will equip 12 mine-hunters for the Belgian and Dutch navies.

New mine countermeasures vessels (MCMVs) being procured jointly by Belgium and the Netherlands will be armed with the Bofors Mk4 40mm naval gun from BAE Systems, under a contract worth an undisclosed amount.

Kership will install a total of 12 guns (one for each of the 12 MCMVs — six ...

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