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Autocannon

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Point Defense Autocannon

Description
An autocannon or automatic cannon is a rapid-fire projectile weapon that fires armour piercing or explosive shells (as opposed to the bullet fired by a machine gun).
Autocannonammo
Autocannons often have a larger calibre than a machine gun and are mechanically loaded for a faster rate of fire. Modern autocannons are usually vehicle-mounted or even remote-operated as in some naval applications. They can use a variety of ammunition: common shells include high-explosive dual-purpose types (HEDP), any variety of armour-piercing (AP) types, such as composite rigid (APCR) or discarding sabot types (APDS).


Autocannon's use chemical-based propellents and explosives.

Types

Point Defense Autocannon

Light Autocannon

Autocannon

Heavy Autocannon


Users

Cylon Society
Twelve Colonies of Kobol