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Type Naval Defence Cannon
Place of origin  Iran
Service history
Used by Islamic Republic of Iran Navy
Production history
Manufacturer Iran
Produced September 2006
Caliber 76 mm (Medium)
Rate of fire 85 rds/min
Effective firing range 7 km (aerial) 17 km (surface)

The Fajr 27 system is a domestically manufactured Iranian rapid fire naval artillery system based on the Italian OTO Melara 76mm dual purpose. [1]

The system was publicly unveiled for the first time in September 2006. [2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Iran launches production of dual-purpose cannon - iht,africa,Iran Military - Africa & Middle East - International Herald Tribune
  2. ^ http://www.kuwaittimes.net/Navariednews.asp?dismode=article&artid=1796864615