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    Nice development.
    Maayo unta ug mas ma enhance ni pani into CIWS grade ang Trident Remote gun system.
    Dako kaayo ning tabang sa PN jud.

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    Guys naay special episode about korea's T-50 Black Eagle sa Arirang Channel. Me watching ryt now..

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    BRP Ramon Alcaraz started its journey to the Philippines



    Last edited by Vino Kid; 06-11-2013 at 09:04 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbalagosa View Post
    aw suyaa nako sa Mapua. Ako nya ni isuggest pud sa USC CompE department na mu partner with the PN.
    OT: Gamitan ra na ug EEPROM bro ug mga AND gates nya sa Breadboard

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    Quote Originally Posted by SioDenz View Post
    OT: Gamitan ra na ug EEPROM bro ug mga AND gates nya sa Breadboard
    pastilan..college days jud ni...hahhahaha

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    back to topic guys
    Audentes Fortuna Juvat

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    BRP Ramon Alcaraz successfully testfires weapons system
    By: InterAksyon.com
    June 12, 2013 5:05 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C.—The BRP Ramon Alcaraz, the newest asset of the Philippine Navy, successfully test-fired its main weapons system off the coast of Florida Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Embassy said.

    “We have successfully test-fired our Oto Melara gun with a high degree of accuracy,” the Embassy quoted Capt. Ernesto Baldovino, the commanding officer of the Alcaraz as saying. “This weapons system is very reliable.”

    In his report to Capt. Elson Aguilar, the defense and naval attache at the embassy, Captain Baldovino reported that the Alcaraz’s Italian-made Oto Melara, a rapid-fire cannon that can shoot as many as 80 76-mm rounds per minute, fired 15 rounds—three to calibrate the canon and 12 directed at floating targets two to three miles away.

    “Captain Baldovino was more than satisfied with how the Oto Melara performed,” Captain Aguilar said, adding that the canon did not misfire during the test-firing done from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    According to Captain Aguilar, the test-firing of the Oto Melara took place in the Atlantic Ocean, three and a half hours after leaving Mayport, Florida, where it arrived early Tuesday to load ammunition.

    Captain Aguilar said the Alcaraz is now proceeding to the Panama Canal, its next stop in its almost two-month journey to the Philippines.

    The Alcaraz left Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday, more than a year after it was acquired from the US Coast Guard. Aside from Mayport and Panama, the Alcaraz will also stop in San Diego, Honolulu and Guam enroute to Manila.

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    Manufacturer: 1963-2001 Oto-Melara / 2001 - Otobreda

    Produced: Compact: 1964 / Super Rapid: 1988



    Technical data:

    Caliber: 3 inches (76,2 mm)

    Barrel lenght: 186 inches (4,72 meters)

    Weight: 17000 lbs (7,5 tons), empty

    Shell: 76 x 900 mm / 12,34 kilograms

    Elevation: - 15 to + 85

    Traverse: 360

    Rate of fire: Compact: 85 rpm / Super Rapid: 120 rpm

    Muzzle Velocity: 925 m/s

    Range: Compact: 22000 yards (20000 meters) / Super Rapid: 33000 yards (30000 meters)

    Magazine: Compact: 80 rounds / Super Rapid: 85 rounds


    In service with more than 50 Navy’s

    see also: Mk-75 76mm gun (US Navy)

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    wala ko kahibaw if mao bah ni same specs sa ato Alcaraz but just wanted to search out of curiosity unsa ang capability sa iya gun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbalagosa View Post
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    looks cute for a cannon. Yet it's accuracy is way far ahead than the overpowered battleships in WWII such as the YAMATO, can shoot a flying plane too.

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