Myriad CIWS

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Myriad CIWS was a twin 7 barrelled, 25 mm Gatling gun CIWS developed by a consortium including Oto Melara. The system's primary purpose, had it ever gone into production, would have been defense against anti-ship missiles, and other precision guided weapons.

Specifications[edit]

  • Gun: 25 mm/80 (1 in) KBD Gatling gun.
  • Weight: 17,000 lb (7,700 kg) total.
  • Traverse: 360 degrees.
  • Muzzle velocity: HE-I: 3,182 ft/s (970 m/s), APDS-T: 3,525 ft/s (1070 m/s), AMPDS: 3,484 ft/s (1060 m/s), FAPDS: 3,525 ft/s (1070 m/s).
  • Rate of fire: 83 round/second (5000 round/minute) per gun, combined rate of fire, 10,000 round/minute.
  • Ammunition: Fixed (HE-I, APDS-T, AMPDS, FAPDS) 2,000 rounds in magazine, per gun.
  • Weapons range: Effective range with AMDS (160 g) shell, 1,100 yards (1,000 m)

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