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Mk-110 57mm Gun

The 57mm Mk-110 Gun Mount is a multi-purpose, medium caliber gun. It delivers high rates of fire with extreme accuracy against surface, airborne and shore-based threats. The primary mission of the Mk-110 Gun Mount is to provide engagement of known surface threats during combat operations in a theater area of operation.
Mk-110 57mm Gun

Contractor

Manufacturer: BAE Systems - Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Characteristics

Dimensions
Barrel length: 3.99 meters 157.9 inches
Caliber: 57 mm 2.2 inches
Weight
Complete weight: 6 800 kilograms (without ammunition) 14 960 pounds (without ammunition)
Features
Maximum range: 9.1 nautical miles (17 kilometers (with conventional ammunition)) (10.5 miles (with conventional ammunition))
Rate of fire: 220 rounds per minute (4 rounds per second)
Elevation: -10° to +77°
Maximum elevating speed: 44 ° per second
Train: unlimited
Maximum train speed: 57 ° per second
Ammunition capacity: 120 rounds (ready in gun-mounting)
Time for loading rounds: 3-4 minutes

Timeline

2008 - Date deployed