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TYPE 76A (DUAL-37MM) SHIPBOARD ANTIAIRCRAFT ARTILLERY
The Type 76A (also known as H/PJ-76A) is a shipboard dual-37mm automatic AAA gun developed from the manual shipboard dual-37mm AAA gun. The system is fitted by all Chinese-built surface combatants launched during the 1990s.
The Type 76A's fire-control system includes the Type 347G (Rice Lamp) I-band fire-control radar and an electro-optical director. Each ship is fitted with four AAA guns with two sets of fire-control.
Ships: Luda class, Luhu class, Luhai class, Jiangwei class, Houjian class, houxin class, Haiqing class
Calibre: Dual-barrel 37mm
Rate of fire: 180~200 rounds/min (each barrel)
Range: (maximum) 9,400m; (effective) 4,500m
Elevation: -10~85 degree
Traverse: 360 degree
Muzzle velocity: 1,000m/s
Ammunitions: HE-FRAG, HE-Incendiary, AP
Fire-control: Electro-optical + radar
This page Last updated 26 December 2005