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LW Vulcano Naval Gun System Tour
Skip to the 5 minute mark to see this puppy in action. The Oto Melara 127/64 Lightweight (LW) naval Gun Mount is a rapid fire gun mount suitable for installation on large and medium size ships, intended for surface fire and naval gunfire support as main role and anti- aircraft fire as secondary role. The 127/64 LW Naval Gun Mounts includes a Vulcano module, which acts twofold: 1) Programmer for ammunition's fuse and guidance system. 2) Mission Planning and Execution for Naval Fire Support Action (firing solutions, selection of ammunition, definition of trajectories and firing sequences, ballistic computations accounting for ammunition type, etc.), as a standalone or in interaction with ship's Network Centric System.