|Place of origin||Greece|
|Manufacturer||Hellenic Arms Industry|
|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)|
30 mm x 173 mm
|Caliber||30 mm (1.2 in)|
|Carriage||Four wheel twin axle split type with onboard generator.|
|Elevation||-5° to +85°|
|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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