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Surface Vessel Weapon System
Oto-Melara / Oto-Breda
76/62 Compact - 76/62 Super Rapid
76mm (3") / 62-caliber naval gun system
 
 
oto melara breda 76/62 76mm 3" 62 caliber super rapid compact gun

  
The Oto-Melara / Oto-Breda 76/62SR 76mm (3-inches) 62-caliber Super Rapid gun is a lightweight, automatic loading, rapid fire naval gun system used against shore, sea and air targets.

Manufacturer: 1963-2001 Oto-Melara / 2001- OtoBreda
Produced: Compact: 1963- / Super Rapid: 1988-

Technical data:
Caliber: 3 inches / 76,2 mm
Barrel lenght: 186 inches / 4,72 meters (= 62 caliber)
Weight: 7900kg, empty (Super Rapid)
Shell: 76 x 900 mm / 12,34 kilograms
Elevation: - 15° to + 85°
Traverse: 360°
Rate of fire: Compact: 85 rpm / Super Rapid: selectable from single shot up to 120 rpm
Muzzle Velocity: 925 m/s (1100 m/s - DART)
Magazine: Compact: 80 rounds / SR: 85 rounds
 
Range:
16 kilometers with standard ammunition
20 km with extended range ammunition
up to 40 km with VULCANO ammunition


Evolution:
- Compact
- Super Rapid
- Stealth casing
- DAVIDE/STRALES radio frequency guidance system for DART guided ammunition

Ammunition:
- HE (high explosive) - 6,296kg / Range 16km / effective range 8km (4km vs. air targets at elev. 85°)
- MOM (multi-role OTO munition)
- PFF (pre-formed fragmentation) - anti-missile ammunition
- SAPOM (semi-armored piercing OTO munition) - 6,35kg / Range 16km
- SAPOMER (semi-armored piercing OTO munition, extended range) - Range 20km
- DART (driven ammunition reduced time of flight) - sub-calibre guided ammunition against multiple targets
(missiles and maneuvering targets at sea) 4,2kg in barrel / 3,5kg in flight / 660mm lenght / effective range >8km
- VULCANO (76mm unguided and guided extended range ammunition) - under development

In service with more than 50 Navy’s
see also: Mk-75 76mm gun (US Navy) 
  

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oto melara breda 76/62 super rapid gun davide strales guidance system dart ammunition
OtoBreda 76/62SR Super Rapid with DAVIDE/STRALES guidance system

oto breda melara 76/62 76mm 3" 62 caliber gun davide strales dart system
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun with DAVIDE/STRALES system for DART guided ammunition aboard ITS Comandante Foscari (P 493)

oto melara breda 76/72 super rapid gun davide strales dart system
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun with DAVIDE/STRALES system for DART guided ammunition aboard ITS Comandante Foscari (P 493)

oto breda 76/62 76mm 3" 62 caliber super rapid gun davide strales dart italian navy
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun with DAVIDE/STRALES system for DART guided ammunition aboard ITS Cavour (C 550)

oto breda 76/62 76mm super rapid gun davide strales dart system fremm
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun with DAVIDE/STRALES system for DART guided ammunition aboard ITS Virginio Fasan (F 591)

oto breda 76/62 super rapid gun davide strales dart 3" 62 caliber
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun with DAVIDE/STRALES system for DART guided ammunition aboard ITS Comandante Foscari (P 493)

oto melara breda 76/62 super rapid gun andrea doria horizon orizzonte destroyer
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun aboard ITS Caio Duilio (D 554)

oto breda melara 76/62 gun 76mm 3" 62 caliber super rapid andrea doria destroyer
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun aboard ITS Caio Duilio (D 554)

oto breda melara 76/62 super rapid gun 76mm 3" formidable class frigate
OtoBreda 76/62SR super rapid gun aboard RSS Steadfast (FFG 70)

oto melara 76/62 3" gun audace class destroyer italian navy
Oto-Melara 76mm/62-caliber gun aboard ITS Audace (D 551)

oto melara 76/62 3" gun minerva class corvette
Oto-Melara 76mm/62-caliber gun aboard ITS Sfinge (F 554)


Oto-Melara 76mm/62-caliber gun aboard ITS Sfinge (F 554)

oto melara 76/62 gun bremen class type 122 frigate german navy
Oto-Melara 76/62 gun aboard German Navy Type 122 Bremen class Frigate FGS Niedersachsen (F 208)

oto melara 76/62 super rapid 3" gun bremen class frigate type 122
Oto-Melara 76/62 gun aboard German Navy Type 122 Bremen class Frigate FGS Niedersachsen (F 208)

oto melara breda 76/62 76mm 3" 62 caliber super rapid compact naval gun




Oto-Melara 76/62 gun aboard an Italian Navy Comandanti class OPV

 
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