USINDOPACOM conducted an operational demonstration of the Quickstrike-ER Naval Mine Project at the Pacific Missile Range Facility.
GAU-8 - The Gatling Gun Reborn
The General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger is a 30 mm, hydraulically-driven seven-barrel Gatling-type rotary cannon that is mounted on the United States Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt II. It is among the largest, heaviest and most powerful aircraft cannon in the United States military. The GAU-8 was specifically designed for the anti-tank role, and delivers a very powerful round at a high rate of fire.