Denel Land Systems GI-2

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20 mm Denel Land Systems GI-2
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Denel Land Systems GI-2
Type Autocannon
Place of origin South Africa
Production history
Manufacturer Denel Land Systems (DLS)
Specifications
Shell 20x139 linked on F1 link
Caliber 20 millimetres (0.79 in)
Rate of fire 750 round/min
Muzzle velocity 1050 m/s
Feed system Left/Right side

The Denel Land Systems GI-2 is an autocannon manufactured by Denel Land Systems (DLS) and used by the South African Army, Navy, Air Force, Royal Thai Navy, Indonesian Army and Navy.

History[edit]

The Denel GI-2 is based on the GIAT Modèle F2 gun design, for which Denel has a production licence.

Description[edit]

The 20 mm GI-2 is a mounted monotube gun, with two 150-cartridge boxes on each side of the piece. After each shot, the empty cartridge is ejected from beneath the weapon. A hydraulic rearming device is available for naval or land versions.[1]

Applications[edit]

The GI-2 cannon is used in the following applications:

Land[edit]

Air[edit]

Naval[edit]

Royal Thai Navy patrol boat 229

Users[edit]

References[edit]

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