Ukraine’s state-owned defence agency UkrOboronProm has released video footage demonstrating the live-fire tests of advanced DUPLET turret system is armed with a two 30mm automatic cannons.
According to the UkrOboronProm,the combat module “Duplet” is equipped with two automatic 30mm automatic cannonsand can deliver fire of double density. “Duplet” can create a curtain with 30 mm projectiles by shooting alternately from each barrel.
The main armament has a maximum rate of fire – about 1000 rounds per minute. That is, “Duplet” in just one second is able to send 16 shells at once to the enemy.
Also, “Duplet” is equipped with guided anti-tank missiles, allowing to destroy enemy armored vehicles at distances up to 5 kilometers. The combat module is armed with automatic grenade and two guns caliber 7.62 mm. Computerized fire control, thermal imager, laser rangefinder and laser-guided missiles channel are responsible for weapon guidance.
Computerized fire control system, thermal imager, laser rangefinder and missile guidance laser channel are responsible for targeting. Automatic grenade launcher power pack – enhancing not only simultaneous target handling capacity, but also allowing to refuse using the same sight for weapons with different ballistics – is the peculiarity of the given targeting system.
The advanced Duplet turret developed by SE “Zhytomyr Armored Plant.”
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