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M621
Type Automatic cannon
Place of origin  France
Production history
Designer GIAT Industries
Manufacturer Nexter
Variants see variants
Specifications
Weight 45.5 kg (100.31 lb)
Length 2,207 mm (86.9 in)
Width 202 mm (8.0 in) (in mount)
Height 245 mm (9.6 in) (in mount)

Cartridge 20x102mm
Caliber 20mm
Action Blowback operated
Rate of fire 800 rounds/min
Muzzle velocity 1,005 m/s (3,297 ft/s) (AP-T)
985 m/s (3,231.6 ft/s) (HEI and TP)
Feed system Open-link M12 belt

The M621 is a 20 mm automatic cannon of French design, developed by Nexter as on-board armament for armored vehicles, aircraft, helicopters and small coastal vessels of the French Navy.

Variants

THL 20

Turreted cannon for helicopters.[1]

POD NC 621

Cannon pod for helicopters and light aircraft.[2]

SH20

Door mounted cannon for helicopters.[3]

CP 20

Pintle-mounted cannon for vehicles and boats.[4]

15A

Cannon for naval ships.[5]

NARWHAL

Remote-controlled naval gun.[6]

See also

References

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