There was also a variant, the GUV Gun Pod 9A that had a grenade When fitted with the three machine guns, the GUV carries This Pin was discovered by Martin S.. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. There is missing armament options for Mi/Mi, Gun container/gunpod GUV- GUV is standard armamnet option for MiV.
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The Shepherd by Discord. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. A gun pod is a detachable 8700 or pack containing machine guns or automatic cannon and ancillaries, mounted externally on a vehicle such as a military aircraft which may or may not also have its own gug.
Since the Vietnam WarUnited States Air Force policy has been that the use of multimillion-dollar aircraft for strafing is not economically justified, but the Soviet Unionand subsequently Russia, have remained proponents of strafing, and have continued to develop systems for this purpose.
Yankee Air Pirate 2 Read Only. Lessons learned during the Vietnam War showed the effectiveness of guns.
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aircraft gun pods. Here are pictures from the original preview and IRL Callsign: Engineers and air crews quickly guc a solution by attaching rotary cannons in a cut-out fuel drop tank, creating an impromptu gun pod suitable for attacking 87000 targets bullets are cheaper than bombs.
In gug video it looked so badass. Armor Simulations – General. Articles lacking sources from December All articles lacking sources Commons category link is on Wikidata. Gun pods increase a vehicle’s firepower without occupying internal volume. Both hardpoint-mounted and conformal-mount gun pods also cause substantial drag on fast-moving vehicles such as fighter aircraft. Manage Follow Preferences Loading You are not logged in.
In the centre of the nose cowl is a vertical slot into which a gun cradle is fitted guf can carry either a single four-barrel This page was last edited on 2 Aprilat AC Warthog – Technical issues. Switch to Threaded Mode. Well, it’s primary gun system for some people Cliffs Of Dover Read Only.
When designed to be suspension-mounted on a hardpoint on a typical post-WW II aircraft, gun pods are inherently less accurate than integral guns, or the type of “conformal” gun pods that are faired smoothly into or onto the nearby surfaces of an aircraft, because the “hardpoint” mounting is necessarily less rigid, so that the weapon’s recoil produces more deflection. Air Combat – General. Falcon – File Updates.
Rising Sun Read Only. Gun pods are commonly carried on military helicoptersand are often fitted to light aircraft to equip them for counter-insurgency operations. I suspect the Mig would need guuv avionics fitted in the pit to use the weapon, so a major job I fear.
Missiles thought to be superior — in particular radar-guided missiles—had fuv poor combat track records in air-to-air combat. Here is a description I found elsewhere.
Retrieved from ” https: Like Reply 1 Like. Premium Membership Required Access to this requires a premium membership. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Over Flanders Fields – Technical Issues. All right, I admit it. Cliffs of Dover – Extended Discussions. A gun pod typically contains gkv or more guns, a supply of ammunition, and, if necessary, a power source. Civil Aviation – General. Description The GUV is a cigar-shaped metal container with rounded front and rear ends and fitted with mm giv lugs.
Tactical Simulations – General. Falcon – Feature Articles. What happened to the GUV 9A?
Military and Aviation (The soviet GUV Gun Pod (9A), which packs)
Block When you block a person, they can no longer invite you to a private message or post to your profile wall. This configuration is possible as both types of machine guns are gas operated, rather than the more usual gvu motor, which makes them much lighter and compact.
Soviet experience in Afghanistan in the s led to an unusual innovation in the form of the SPPU series of gun pods, which have traversable barrels allowing them to continue to fire on a fixed target as the aircraft passes overhead. Red Baron Read Only.