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Flashcards in M61A1/A2 Aircraft Gun Deck (10):
1

What is the pilot selectable firing rate of the M61A1/A2

4000(low) 6000(high)

2

What component restrains the individual barrel movement during firing

Muzzle clamp assembly

3

In an F/A-18 aircraft , the ammunition handling system accommodate what maximum number of rounds

578 rounds

4

How is the M61A1/A2 gun driven and controlled

Hydraulically/electrically

5

How many actions are required to complete the firing cycle and what are they

Feeding
Clambering
Locking
Firing
Unlocking
Extracting
Ejecting

6

On the M61A1/A2 where is the indexing pin located

Housing assembly

7

Viewed from the rear in what direction does the rotor move when the gun is operating

Counter clockwise

8

What are the primary parts of the M61A1/A2

Barrels
Rotor assembly
Housing assembly

9

What means are used to secure the gun barrels to the stub rotor of an M61A1/A2 gun

Interrupted locking lugs

10

The M61A1/A2 automatic gun can be internally mounted in which A/C

F/18A/F