Mk 45 5-inch Gun Live …

A few video episodes while conducting maintaining, calibration fire and live fire exercises of the ship’s Mk 45 (Mod 2) 5-inch/62 caliber lightweight gun.

Development started in the 1960s as a replacement for the Mark 42 gun system. The gun is designed for use against surface ships, anti-aircraft and to support amphibious operations on the shore. The gun mount features an automatic loader with a capacity of 20 rounds.

Credits: U.S. Navy videos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Waters, Seaman Apprentice Shelby Tucker, Petty Officer 3rd Class Jesse Marquez Magallanes, Austin Rooney

Thumbnail Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryre Arciaga

Derivative works: Military Archive

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