National Sea Cannon Successfully Completed Port and Sea Tests

National Sea Cannon Successfully Completed Port and Sea Tests
National Sea Cannon Successfully Completed Port and Sea Tests

The first test firing of the 76/62 mm National Naval Gun, which was developed with the Istanbul Shipyard Command and the Machinery and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKE) under the design and performance responsibility of the Ministry of National Defense, was made at the beginning of December last year.

The test firing in Karapınar, where Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar participated with Chief of General Staff General Yaşar Güler, Land Forces Commander General Musa Avsever, Naval Forces Commander Admiral Adnan Özbal, Air Force Commander General Hasan Küçükakyüz and Deputy Minister of National Defense Muhsin Dere, took place successfully. .

Our President, Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who attended the ceremony with a video message; "With the entry of the 76/62 National Sea Cannon into the inventory, the Naval Forces will have a stronger and more effective mobility," he said.

Underlining that domestic and national production in the defense industry is not a choice but a necessity, Minister Akar spoke as follows: "We can, we can and we will", and then gave the first firing instruction of the Sea Cannon.

After the test shots, the National Sea Cannon successfully completed the land shots. The National Sea Cannon, which was revealed in the tests that it could fire 60 shots in 80 seconds, was on board for other tests.

The National Sea Cannon, which was integrated into TCG BEYKOZ a month ago, successfully completed land bombardment, surface fire and anti-aircraft fire within the scope of port and sea tests and passed the tests.

The National Sea Cannon is used in air defense warfare, surface warfare and land bombardment. With a range of 20 kilometers, the National Sea Cannon can fire up to 5 shots per minute with 80 different shooting modes.

Günceleme: 20/08/2022 13:47

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