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General Dynamics receives $26 Million contract for production of MK46 Gun Weapon Systems

General Dynamics receives $26 Million contract for production of MK46 Gun Weapon Systems

Introduction:

General Dynamics has received a contract of $26 Million for the production of MK46 Modification (Mod) 2 Gun Weapon Systems from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), United States.

Features:

The MK46 30mm Naval Weapon System is an all-weather, day/night, fully stabilized weapon system. Its lightweight, modular and compact size makes it an ideal candidate for numerous anti-surface and anti-air defense applications. The systems family of turrets represents a balance of lethality, performance, reliability and versatility, and it is one of the most cost-effective medium-caliber weapon systems.

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General Dynamics has delivered 38 MK46 systems to the U.S. Navy since 2005. It is the main deck gun for LPD-17 ships and is the secondary gun battery for LCS, and Zumwalt-class (DDG-1000) ships.

Specifications:

Company Name General Dynamics
Contract Awarded By Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
Location United States
Type of System MK46 Gun Weapon System
Ending Year Nov-16
Estimated Cost $26 Million

 

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