57mm Mk110 Video


“…footage of USS Detroit (LCS-7) firing its 57 mm gun in a series of tests that sank an inbound surface target and destroyed an unmanned aerial vehicle on March 6 and 7, 2017. US Navy/Lockheed Martin Video”

Our weapons are tools we don’t get to use very often. lt is good to have confidence in your tools. The video is encouraging, but there is very little information here. What was the range to the targets? How big was the UAV? How fast were they moving? How many rounds were required to achieve the effect.

If anyone has specifics I would love to hear them.

2 thoughts on “57mm Mk110 Video

  1. The effective range of the 57mm is 8500 metres. Against any form of stand off attack you would have to hit the projectile/missile rather than the launch vehicle.

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