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Artemis 30
Type Anti-aircraft system
Place of origin  Greece
Production history
Designer Anastasios Georgiou
Designed 1982
Manufacturer Hellenic Arms Industry
Specifications
Weight 7,400 kg (16,300 lb) (travelling with ammunition)
Length 7.95 m (26 ft 1 in) (travelling)
Width 2.375 m (8 ft) (travelling)
Height 2.25 m (7 ft 5 in) (travelling)

Shell Aluminium cased
30 mm x 173 mm
Caliber 30 mm (1.2 in)
Action Gas operated
Carriage Four wheel twin axle split type with onboard generator.
Elevation -5° to +85°
Traverse 360°
Rate of fire 800 rpm per barrel
Muzzle velocity 1,035 m/s (3,400 ft/s) (HEI ammunition)
Maximum range 8,400 m (27,600 ft)
Sights On board gyroscopic 2D tracking sight

The Artemis 30 is an anti-aircraft gun system originally developed in 1982 and produced by the Hellenic Arms designed by Anastasios Georgiou (EBO) for use by the Greek armed forces (Hellenic Army) in the Aegean sea. The system is named after the ancient Greek goddess of the hunt, Artemis. The Artemis 30 consists of twin Mauser 30 mm MK 30 Model F autocannons connected to a large central drum mounted on a four wheeled towed carriage. A total of 500 rounds are carried ready to use in the mount. normally deployed in 6 twin mounts per battery, and has a maximum range of 8,400 metres and a firing rate of 800 rounds per minute per barrel.

References[edit | edit source]

  • Jane's Infantry Weapons 2005-2006. 
  • Jane's Land Based Air Defence 2005-2006. 

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