Malaysian Coast Guard’s first NGPC receives SMASH naval gun

Photo: Aselsan

The Turkish-built SMASH 30mm naval gun was introduced to the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency’s first-of-class New Generation Patrol Craft, according to gun manufacturer Aselsan.

Aselsan said the weapon was inducted on April 20, 2017, after completing trials.

The company further noted this was the very first delivery of this system to the South East Asia Region.

In the scope of the agreement, each of the six Malaysian New Generation Patrol Craft will be integrated with the 30mm SMASH systems.

SMASH is a multipurpose remote controlled weapon system fitted with a 30mm Mk44 Bushmaster-II canon. According to the manufacturer, the system is capable of firing 200 rounds per minute with its dual feed 30mm automatic cannon.

Share this article

Follow Naval Today

Events>

<< Oct 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5

Maritime Information Warfare 2017

Maritime Information Warfare will focus on the growing need for navies to develop their information exploitation capabilities…

read more >

Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology

Over the past few years, maritime intelligence gathering and ISR capabilities have returned to the forefront of the defence industry…

read more >

Sea-Air-Space 2018

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission…

read more >