ADEN Cannon

ADEN is a 30 mm cannon created for use on many military aircrafts, including those of the British Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm.

The ADEN cannon
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A quad 30 mm ADEN cannon system attached to the Hawker Hunter airplane
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The current model is the ADEN Mk 4.

The bullet furthest to the left, the 30x86B, was used in the ADEN cannon
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A-4SU Super Skyhawk equiped with the ADEN Cannon

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The ADEN Mk 5
ADEN Cannon Spec’s
Type: single-barrel automatic cannon
Caliber: 30 mm x 113 (1.18 in)
Operation: revolver chamber
Length: 1.59 m (62.6 in)
Weight (complete): 87.1 kg (192 lb)
Rate of fire: 1,200 – 1,700 rpm
Muzzle velocity: 741 m/s (2,430 ft/s)
Projectile weight: 220 g (7.76 oz)

Video of the Hawker hunter equipped with the ADEN Cannon

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Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 and Cannone da 75/32 modello 37

Cannone da 75/27 modello 06
The Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 was a specially designed field gun used by the italian army during World War I and World War II.
Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 military army
The 1912 model
Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 military army
Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 spec’s
Weight – 1,080 kilograms (2,400 lb)
Barrel length – 2.25 metres (89 in) L/30
Shell – 6.35 kilograms (14.0 lb)
Caliber – 75 mm (2.95 in)
Breech – horizontal sliding block
Recoil – hydro-spring
Carriage – pole trail
Elevation – 10° to +16°
Traverse – 7°
Rate of fire – 4-6 rpm
Muzzle velocity – 502 m/s (1,647 ft/s)
Maximum range – 6,800 metres (7,400 yd)
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Cannone da 75/32 modello 37

Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 military army
The Cannone da 75/32
Cannone da 75/27 modello 06 military army

Cannone da 75/32 modello 37 spec’s:
Caliber: 75 mm
Length of barrel: 2.5m
Weight: travelling 1250 kg, firing 1200 kg
Maximum range: 12500 m
Elevation: –10º to +45º
Traverse: 50º
Muzzle velocity: 624 m/s
Rate of fire:
Shell weight: 6.3 kg
Users: Italy, Germany

Here is a youtube video of a model similiar to the Cannone da 75/32 modello 37 being fired in rome


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