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30mm Type 730


H/PJ12


Overview


30mm Type 730

Side view of test fire of Type 730 close in weapon system on Type 054C destroyer.
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Origin
China
Type
Close-in weapon system
Entered service
2003
Status
In service
Development
1990's
Developer
China - 713th Research Institute
Production
2001 - present
Producer
China
Designations
H/PJ12 (PLA Navy service)
Notable users
China - PLA Navy

Details


Facts Type 730
General
Origin
China
Type
Close-in weapon system
Ordnance
Type
30mm 7-barrel gatling gun
Rate of fire
1.200 - 4.200 rpm
Range
1 to 1.5 km against missiles
3 km against surface vessels
Muzzle velocity
Barrel life
Mount
Feed mechanism
Linkless feed system
Ammunition
640 rounds
Traverse
360°
Elevation
-25° to +85°
Operation
Crew
None on mount
Fire control
TR47C J-band radar
OFC-3 electro-optical system
Radar range
8 km for 0.1 m² object
15 km for 2 m² object
20 km for 10 m² object
Operation
Autonomous, closed-loop system
Operating mode selection via combat data system
Optional manual control using EO system
Dimensions
Weight
6.372 kg

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