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20 mm Mk M/41 LvSa (1941-1965)

Ready for firing the 20 mm machine gun on board NIELS IUEL

Ready for firing the 20 mm machine gun on board NIELS IUEL.
(Photo: Archives of the Royal Danish Naval Museum)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

20 mm Machine Gun Mk M/41 LvSa

Fr 1952:

20 mm RK L/60 M/41

Type of Origin:

20 mm system Madsen

Primary Function:

Air targets

Caliber:

20 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

855 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

Ca. 4,000 m at 21 degrees elevation

Maximum Ceiling:

Ca. 3,000 m

Weight of Projectile:

128 g

Ammunition Types:

Shell

Elevation:

-10 degrees/+90 degrees

Lateral Elevation Speed:

n/a

Vertical Elevation Speed:

n/a

Rate of Fire:

500 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

n/a

Fire Control:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Denmark (DISA)

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Modifications:

n/a

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Weapon or Weapon System in use or used on:

Ship or Class:

Number:

In Service:

HOLGER DANSKE Class, frigates (2)

4

1945 - 1955

THETIS, corvette

2

1945 - 1948

HUITFELDT Class, patrol vessels (2)

6
2

1947 - 1951
1951 - 1953

LINDORMEN, minelayer

3

1946 - 1951

LOUGEN Class, minelayers (2)

2

1941 - 1953

MS Class, minesweepers (9)

1

1941 - 1965

TYR, tender

3

1946 - 1951

HEJMDAL, surveying vessel

2

1945 - 1948

FREJA, surveying vessel

2

1945 - 1954

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Notes:

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n/a

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