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35 mm Mk M/04 LvSa (2007- )

35 mm Maskinkanon M/05 LvSa

The 35 mm Mk M/04 LvSa (CIWS) is here seen on the command and support ship ABSALON.
(Foto: Johnny E. Balsved)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

35 mm Machine Gun Mk M/04 LvSa

Type of Origin:

Millennium 35 mm Naval Gun System GDM-008

Primary Function:

CIWS - Close-In-Weapon-Support-System, against low flying aircraft and missiles, fast moving sea targets and land targets

Caliber:

35 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

1,050 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

Effective keep-out range against:

Aircrafts/attack helicopters: > 3.5 km
Missiles/cruise missiles: > 2,0 km
Anti-radiation missiles: > 1,2 km

Maximum Ceiling:

n/a

Weight of Projectile:

n/a

Ammunition Types:

Ahead ammunition (each round consisting of 152 sub-projectiles, weight of each sub-projectile 3.3 g)

Elevation:

-15 -> +85

Lateral Elevation Speed:

120 degrees/sec.

Vertical Elevation Speed:

70 degrees/sec.

Rate of Fire:

1,000 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

Gas-operated revolver cannon with four chambers

Fire Control:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Oerlikon Contraves AG, Switzerland 2004

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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:

ABSALON Class, command & support ships [1]

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2007 -

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Notes:

[1]

The guns are planned for installation in the command and support ships during the spring of 2007.

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Oerlikon Contraves AG, Schweiz

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