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
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]

Irish Panhard AML fitted with the GI-2 and complete turret of the Ratel-20 infantry fighting vehicle.

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

Land[edit]

Air[edit]

Naval[edit]

Users[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "LCT-20mm – LIW Compact Turret" (PDF). Centurion: Denel Land Systems. 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 September 2005. Retrieved 20 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Adrian English. Irish Army Orders of Battle 1923–2004 (2005 ed.). Tiger Lily Books. pp. 56–78. ISBN 978-0972029674. 
  4. ^ Braybrook, Roy (2012). "UTILITY HELICOPTER ARMAMENT – SWISS KNIVES FOR JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES WHIRLYBIRDS" (PDF). Armada International. 36 (3): 31. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Martin, Guy. "Denel Land Systems shows off capabilities". defenceweb.co.za. defenceweb. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "Reutech Super Sea Rogue (brochure)" (PDF). Reutech. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 June 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
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  9. ^ Miladenov, Alexander (2010). Mil Mi-24 Hind Gunship. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing. p. 25. ISBN 978-1846039539. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  10. ^ Jennings, Gareth. "Azerbaijan receives final Mi-35M assault helo". Janes.com. Janes. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  11. ^ Khan, Noman (27 May 2013). "Asian Defense: Navy Takes Delivery of 3 Patrol Boats". Asian-defence.com. Retrieved 25 June 2013.