Simex Awarded $400K Contract for Aircraft Automatic Gun Barrels
Simex was awarded a $400K contract to supply the Canadian Air Force with Automatic Gun Barrels.
The Barrels are for the 20mm Gatling Gun System produced by General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, and used on the F/A-18 aircraft.
The Gatling Gun System has a closed-loop rotary, linkless feed system and a hydraulic drive system. All the components are mounted on a pallet structure in the nose of the aircraft with barrel positioning provided by a forward muzzle clamp with integral rollers.