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M134 to Turkish Police Special Operations Department Helicopter

M134 to Turkish Police Special Operations Department Helicopter August 3, 2018

New Minigun integration news came from Unidef. Image shared from the official Instagram account of the company with "Under the S70 Wings" tag. M134 Minigun has seen on the S-70 Blackhawk helicopter which is in the Police Special Operations Department (Polis Özel Harekât Daire Başkanlığı / PÖH) inventory in image. Unidef also integrated M134 Minigun to various vehicles in Turkish Armed Forces (Türk Silahlı Kuvvetleri /TSK) inventory like AS-532 Cougar, Otokar Cobra, S-70 Blackhawk and various boats which are under Underwater Offence (SAT / Su Altı Taarruz) use. 

Thanks to its six-barrel system, the M134 Minigun is able to provide a very high fire superiority compared to single-barrel machine guns, usually used mounted on a vehicle or helicopter. The machine gun, also known as the Gatling type, is powered by a 28V DC or 115V AC electric motor, and each of the munitions is fired when barrel reaches the top. The weapon's rate of fire can be adjusted according to the user requirement. M134 fires 7,62x51mm fire NATO rounds. The gun, which can reach 6,000 rounds per minute can be effective in a 1,500 meters. The weight of the system is 16.3 kilograms.

M134 to Turkish Police Special Operations Department Helicopter

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