Surface Combatant Weapon System

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun

 

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3 inch 50 caliber twin DP naval gun aboard USS Austin LPD-4

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin DP gun aboard USS Austin (LPD-4)

 

 

Technical data:

 

Caliber: 3 inch (76 mm)

Barrel lenght: 150 inches (3,81 meters)

Shell: complete round:10,9 kg / projectile: 5,9 kg

Elevation: - 15 to + 85

Rate of fire: designed: 45-50 rounds per minute

Range: maximal = 13350 meters at +45 elevation / 9250 meters anti-aircraft

Weight: 14700 kg

 

used on:

Austin class LPD

Raleigh class LPD

Bronstein class DE/FF

 

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mk 33 3-inch 50 caliber gun system raleigh class lpd

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun aboard USS Raleigh (LPD 1) - 1991

 

Mk-33 3 inch 50 caliber twin DP naval gun aboard USS Wasp CVA-18

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun aboard USS Wasp (CVA-18) in 1954

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3-inch 50-caliber naval gun mount twin DP aboard USS Mount Vernon LSD-39

Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) - 1987

 

Mk-33 3 inch 50 caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Mount Vernon LSD-39

Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) - 1987

 

Mk-33 3-inch 50 caliber 3"/50 naval gun mount US Navy

Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) - 1987

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3-inch 50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Trenton LPD-14

Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Trenton (LPD-14) - 1987

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3-inch 50 caliber twin DP gun mount US Navy USS Trenton LPD-14

Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Trenton (LPD-14) - 1987

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3-inch 50 caliber twin gun mount

Mk-33 3-inch/50-caliber twin gun mount aboard USS Trenton (LPD-14) - 1987

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3-inch 50-caliber gun mount DP

 

Mk-33 3"/50 3 inch 50 caliber 76mm twin gun mount USS Nashville LPD-13

Mk-33 3/50 twin gun mount aboard USS Nashville (LPD-13)

 

Mk-33 3-inch 50-caliber twin gun USS Nashville Austin class LPD

Mk-33 3/50 twin gun mount aboard USS Nashville (LPD-13)

 

Mk-33 3-inch 50-caliber 3"/50 naval gun aboard USS Juneau LPD-10 Austin class

Four Mk-33 3/50 twin gun mounts aboard USS Juneau (LPD-10)

 

MK-33 3-inch 50-caliber twin gun aboard USS Trenton LPD-14 Austin class

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun - enclosed version aboard USS Trenton (LPD-14)

 

Mk-33 3"/50 twin gun Austin class USS Ponce LPD-15

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun - enclosed version aboard USS Ponce (LPD-15)

 

Mk 33 3"/50 3-inch 50-caliber enclosed twin gun Austin class LPD-15 USS Ponce

Mk-33 3/50-caliber twin gun - enclosed version aboard USS Ponce (LPD-15)

 

enclosed Mk-33 3/50 twin guns aboard USS LaSalle (AGF 3)

 

Mk-33 3"/50-caliber twin guns 76mm aboard a Raleigh class amphibious transport dock LPD

enclosed Mk-33 3/50 twin guns aboard USS LaSalle (AGF 3)

 

mk-33 3"/50 gun enclosed

enclosed Mk-33 3/50 twin gun aboard USS LaSalle (AGF 3)

 

 

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