Designation:

Bushmaster M242

Info
Manufacturer: Orbital ATK  
Product type: Weapons & Weapon Systems  
Name: Gun  

The 25mm Bushmaster cannon is a battle-proven performer featuring dual feed Chain Gun technology. More than 11,000 M242s are in service world-wide. Its design simplicity, external power, round control, ease of maintenance and constant velocity ammunition feed make it the most reliable cannon on the modern battlefield.

Feature and Benefits

  • Demonstrated reliability, accuracy and safe operation under all firing conditions

  • Primary armament on the U.S. Armyís Bradley Fighting Vehicle and the U.S. Marine Corpís Light Armored Vehicle

  • Easily integrated with multiple variants

  • Combat-proven system with multiple allied nations

  • Operational success during Operations Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom

  • Adapts to many naval applications

  • Fires NATO Standard 25mm x 137mm ammunition

  • Dual feed linked system

Specifications:
Property Value
Main weapon caliber (mm)
25
Length (mm)
2672
Width (mm)
318
Height (mm)
373
Weight (kg)
119
Rate of fire (rds/min)
200

Included in:
Product Amount
Bionix 25 (Infantry fighting vehicle)
1
Bradley M2/M3 (Infantry fighting vehicle)
1
LAV-25 TOW (Turret)
1
Lynx (Reconnaissance Vehicle)
1
TRT-25mm (Remote controlled weapon station)
1
VEC (Reconnaissance Vehicle)
1
Warrior (Infantry fighting vehicle)
1



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