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76 mm Mk M/55 LvSa (1955-1963)

76 mm Maskinkanon M/55 LvSa

The original Italian 76 mm Gun seen here on the corvette DIANA.
(Photo: Archives of the Royal Danish Naval Museum)

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General Specification:

Danish Apellation:

76 mm Gun Mk M/55 LvSa

Type of Origin:

n/a

Primary Function:

Sea and air targets

Caliber:

76 mm

Muzzle Velocity:

930 m/sec.

Maximum Range:

16,400 m at 45 degrees elevation

Maximum Ceiling:

n/a

Weight of Projectile:

6.0 kilos

Ammunition Types:

Shell

Elevation:

-15 degrees/+100 degrees

Lateral Elevation Speed:

60 degrees/sec.

Vertical Elevation Speed:

60 degrees/sec.

Rate of Fire:

70 rounds/min.

Gun/Mounting:

Semi automatic remote controlled gun in a single mount (LvSa) or twin mount (LvSa2), automatic reloading of magazine with the barrel in vertical position

Fire Control:

n/a

Country of Origin:

Stabilimenti Meccanica di Possuoli, Napoli, Italy

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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:

TRITON Class, corvettes (4) [1]

2

1955-1963

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Notes:

[1]

The TRITON Class corvettes were rearmed with 2 ea 76 mm Guns Mk M/60 LvSa (2x1) in 1960-1963.

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