chain gun
A machine gun or autocannon that uses an external power source via a continuous loop of chain.

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  • Chain gun — The M242 25 mm Chain gun A chain gun is a type of machine gun or autocannon that uses an external source of power, rather than diverting energy from the cartridge, to cycle the weapon, and does so via a continuous loop of chain similar to that… …   Wikipedia

  • Chain Gun — Bordgestütze M242 Mk 38 25 mm Chain gun Eine Chain Gun (dt. Kettenkanone) ist eine Maschinenkanone, die für den Ladevorgang einen externen Antrieb anstatt der Energie der hochgespannten Pulvergase (siehe Gasdrucklader) benutzt. Bei der „Chain… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chain gun — Canon automatique Mk38 (M242 Bushmaster) Un chain gun est un type de mitrailleuse ou de canon automatique, monotube et monobarillet, qui …   Wikipédia en Français

  • chain gun — /ˈtʃeɪn gʌn/ (say chayn gun) noun a type of machine gun that uses an external source of power, as an electric motor, connected to a continuous loop of chain to activate the bolt assembly, moving it back and forth to load, fire, extract, and eject …   Australian English dictionary

  • M230 Chain Gun — Infobox Weapon|is ranged=yes name= M230 Chain Gun caption= M230 Chain Gun origin= flag|United States type= design date= 1975 designer= production date= 1975 present service= 1975–present used by= United States of America, and other countries wars …   Wikipedia

  • M230 Chain Gun — Allgemeine Information Einsatzland: USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • L94A1 chain gun — Infobox Weapon name=L94A1 caption=L94A1 mounted in the turret of an FV512. origin=flagcountry|United States type=Chain gun is ranged=yes is UK=yes service= used by=British Army wars=Gulf War, 2003 invasion of Iraq designer= design date=… …   Wikipedia

  • Chain — For other uses, see: Chain (unit) or Chain (disambiguation). A broad metal chain made of torus shaped links …   Wikipedia

  • Gun — This article is about the projectile weapon. For other uses, see Gun (disambiguation). Smith Wesson Military and Police revolver …   Wikipedia

  • Gun-type fission weapon — Gun type fission weapons are fission based nuclear weapons whose design assembles their fissile material into a supercritical mass by the use of the gun method: shooting one piece of sub critical material into another. Although this is sometimes… …   Wikipedia

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