Cannons (Land Warfare, Brassey's New Battlefield Weapons Systems and Technology Series in the 21st Century, Vol 2)

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Medium-calibre cannon are one of the most diverse weapon systems in terms of use, calibre and methods of operation. This book seeks to explain the reasons why particular weapons are used for specific applications. Weapons used for infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), anti-aircraft, anti-missile and in aircraft are described. The operating methods of self-powered and externally-powered cannon are explained and the advantages and disadvantages of each system are given. Cannon ammunition is covered in detail which includes the different natures, their performance and their methods of construction. Cannon and the way they fit into the overall weapon system are discussed and the advantages and disadvantages that each offer. Future trends on cannon are presented, especially the latest developments in IFV cannon.

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