It was first used in Southeast Asia on the AC-47 "Puff-thc-Magic-Dragon" which was the first of the
Gun GAU-2B/A. 7.62mm NATO
Drive 22vdc. Electric Drive
Firing Rate 3000 and 6(XK) spm other rates available
Ammunition Capacity 2000 rds
Weight (without Cradle and Ba.se assemblies weighing 35 lbs.)
Empty 185 lbs.
Loading Self-contained power loading
(Hand power loading alternate)
Control Power 2&vdc, 15 Amps
Clearing Automatic after each burst
Boresight Adjustment +1V20 azimuth elevation
Dispersion 8 mils, 80% circle - Hard Mount
(Variable dispersion obtainable)
Average at 6000 spm 300 lbs.
Peak at 6000 spm 600 lbs.
Mean Rounds to Failure 50,000 rds [estimated)
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