The 30mm M230LF is a more capable version of the 30mm cannon featured on the
Apache helicopter and is a member of the Chain Gun® family of externally
powered, combat-reliable conventional automatic weapons. The gun is effective,
lightweight and easy to maintain and has multi-role, multi-target system
The M230LF boasts a DC drive motor with a firing rate of 200 rounds per
minute. Other features include an anti-hangfire system, an extended-length
barrel for enhanced muzzle velocity and a de-linking feeder that allows the use
of linked ammunition. The M230LF is ideal for use on ground vehicles and patrol
The gun has a reliability of 22,000 mean rounds between failure. It fires
M789 HEDP, M788 TP and NATO standard 30 mm ADEN/DEFA ammunition.
*Includes gun barrel, drive motor, recoil system and integral dual feeder
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