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    Can anyone help me ID these 2 weapons systems please?......

    Probably the wrong place to post, but as this long time established member now has the great indignity of having to wait to be authorised it seems, what choice do I have?

    I'd really like some help ID'ing these 2 weapons systems from a Pave Low that I photographed yesterday. Both images are focus stacked from about 14 separate images, so the hi-res images are full of detail

    IMG_9455-68 by Kev Gregory (General), on Flickr

    IMG_9439-46 by Kev Gregory (General), on Flickr



    Top one looks like a 7.62 mini-gun, bottom is a Browning M2 .50 cal.


      GAU 2A is the older Marine version the AF one is the M134

      MH-53j Pavelow III Specifications

      pavelow flir and radar dome
      The bumps in the MH-53j's nose are a terrain following radar dome and FLIR pod.
      Crew Pilot, Co-pilot + 3 crew chiefs/gunners
      Engines 2x4,380hp GE T63-GE-415 Turboshafts
      Dimensions L - 20.47m
      W (rotor diameter) - 24.08m
      H - 7.6m
      Weights 10,690 kg (empty)
      19,051 kg (max loadout)
      Max Speed 315 kph
      Range 900 km - with external fuel pods
      Armament 3 gun ports (port/starboard and rear) :
      m134 7.62mm miniguns and/or .50 M2 HB machine guns
      Avionics APR-39 Radar Hazard Warning Set
      ALE-39 Chaff and Flare Dispenser
      ALQ-157 Infrared Jammer
      AAR-47 Missile Warning System
      Doppler terrain following/avoidance radar
      Inertial GPS navigation
      Forward Looking Infra Red (FLIR)
      Secure radio communications


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