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30mm Oerlikon

July 6 2008 at 10:51 AM
Tony Williams 

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As far as I'm aware, the first Oerlikon 30mm gun (the KCA) didn't enter service until the 1960s (in the SAAB Viggen). Around 1970 Oerlikon acquired Hispano-Suiza, and continued producing their 30mm HS 831 (which dates from the late 1950s IIRC) as the Oerlikon KCB.

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