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MKEK's 12.7 mm Gatling Gun Terminated the Tests

MKEK's 12.7 mm Gatling Gun Terminated the Tests 9 March, 2020

The 12.7 mm 3 barrel Gatling gun, which the Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation (Makina ve Kimya Endüstrisi Kurumu/MKEK) shared with the public at IDEF 19, passed all acceptance tests.

The official name of Project is "Developing a Rotary Barrel Weapon System" (DNSSG), which aimed to design a weapon with three barrels capable of firing 12.7x99 mm NATO Cartridges. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) targeted about 1 200 bullets to be fired in a minute.

 

According to the information that C4Defence reached, the final tests took place in Konya Karapınar test range in January. In these tests, the bullet firing ability of the gun was tested as well as its capacity to penetrate. Gn passed all tests.

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