• Aeronautical pod M08 with M87 machine gun
  • Aeronautical pod M08 with M87 machine gun

Aeronautical pod M08 with M87 machine gun


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About Product

Compact design and small recoil force acting on the under-wing support enable its mounting on a wide range of aircraft. It also features good rates of fire, effective range, high stability during action, high accuracy and reliability. Simple preparation and ease of maintenance are also the characteristics of this system.
 Weight (kg) with full/empty magazine    95 / 69
Length (mm)                                          1870
Diameter (mm)                                      340                 
 The pod accommodates a shock-absorber which reduces the recoil together with the muzzle brake. The breech block is put in the rear position (i.e. cocked) from the cabin, right before firing. In case of ammunition failure, it can be re-cocked from the cabin. The pneumatic installation is designed to allow the weapon to be cocked up to 5 times during a flight.  
  Heavy machinegun M87 caliber             12,7 x 108 mm with the cradle
Muzzle velocity (m / s)                          845
Effective range                                      2000 m
Rate of fire (RD/ min)                            680 - 800 rounds/min
Magazine capacity                                 150 rds in the belt
 Pneumatic cocking installation
 Working fluid                                       Nitrogen
 Working pressure                                 8 Bar
 Tank capacity                                       3-5 times
  Voltage                                                28 V ± 4
 Firing modes, short bursts                  5 rounds
                               Long bursts           10 rounds
                               Sustained bursts