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GAU-12/U Equalizer 25mm Gatling Cannon

The 25mm GAU-12/U Equalizer is an externally powered Gatling gun adaptable for air, land and sea platforms. It has significant muzzle energy and combat lethality. These factors provide an effective weapon for a variety of combat missions.

Contractor

Manufacturer: General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems

Characteristics

Dimensions
Bore diameter: 25 millimeters 0.98 inches
Weight
Weight: 122.47 kilograms 270 pounds
Features
Caliber: 25×137 millimeter
Rate of fire: up to 4 200 shots per minute
Average recoil force: 22 000 Newtons 5 000 pounds
Ammunition capacity: 511 rounds
Feed system: Linked or linkless
Drive system: Hydraulic, electric, pneumatic
Number of barrels: 5