(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) Security Scan: Mk 45 Naval Gun
Topic: Mk 45 Naval Gun
- Commodore Anil Jai Singh (Retd. Vice President, Indian Maritime Foundation)
- Maj Gen (Dr.) Ravi Arora (Retd., Chief Editor, Indian Military Review)
- Sudhi Ranjan Sen, (Senior Editor, Hindustan Times)
The US State dept has recently approved sale of naval guns and related equipment worth 1 billion US dollars to India. This includes 13 Mk 45 5 inch/ 62 calibre naval guns and 3500 D349 projectile ammunition manufactured by BAE Systems Land and Armament. The Mk 45 is a fully automatic naval gun system designed for use against surface warships , anti aircraft and shore bombardment to support amphibious operations.