AEI Systems

VENOM 30 mm Gun

VENOM is a 30 x 113 mm gas operated, electrically primed revolver gun. Designed with a longer barrel for optimised velocity, a muzzle brake for reduced recoil and a barrel aligned recoil buffer for improved accuracy.

With an effective range to 2000 m and the selectable option of single shot and 230 spm, VENOM is a highly price competitive, non-ITAR restricted alternative to the M230 LF Chain Gun.

Designed for vehicle and naval turret installations, VENOM is compatible with NATO standard ADEN/DEFA 30 x 113 mm ammunition as well as M788 and M789 variants.  (For remote weapons station see VENOM LR )

VENOM is another AEI Systems in-house design and is manufactured to aircraft standard quality entirely in the UK.

Data specifications
Gun Type Revolver gun
Calibre:30 mm x 113 mm
Range2000 m effective
3,000 m maximum
Rate of fire:Single shot
230 spm
Muzzle velocity:765 - 805 m/s
Recoil Force:22 kN mean
Cocking systemMechanical & electrical
Firing sytemsElectrical 28 VDC
Dimensions
Gun mass 110 kg
Barrel length1.4 m
Overall length2.04 m
Height240 mm
Width235 mm
Barrel mass15.4 3g
Ammunition
HEIHigh explosive incendiary
HEITHigh explosive incendiary tracer
APArmour piercing
TPTarget practice
TPTTarget practice tracer
APTArmour piercing tracer
HEDPHigh explosive dual purpose
VENOM Data sheet

 

 

 

 

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