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  Gun pod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gun pod is a detachable pod or pack containing machine guns or automatic cannon, mounted externally on a vehicle such as a military aircraft.
Gun pods may be mounted to supplement the vehicle's integral guns, or to add gun armament to a vehicle that has no guns.
Podded guns have an additional advantage for some vehicles of isolating the weapon's recoil and gases from delicate internal components, such as radar, and for jet aircraft, allow the weapons to be mounted away from the intakes of the engines, reducing problems of gun-gas ingestion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gun_pod   (403 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Gun pod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A gun pod is a detachable external pod or pack allowing one or more machine guns or automatic cannon to be carried by a military aircraft.
Modern gun pods are usually fitted with suspension lugs to be carried on standard aircraft pylons.
The gun pod is self contained in that it houses a battery and gun control assembly which maintains the electrical power requirements well within capabilities of the parent aircraft.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Gun-pod   (514 words)

 Minigun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was mounted on OH-6 Cayuse and OH-58 Kiowa side pods, in the turret and wing pods on AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters, on door, pylon and pod mounts on UH-1 "Huey" Iroquois transport helicopters, and on many other helicopters and aircraft.
The gun is not actuated by the gas pressure or recoil energy of fired cartridges.
The GE 7.62x51 mm Minigun has been used in gun pod applications by the United States and with purpose-built mounting hardware used on the aforementioned fixed wing gunship aircraft.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Minigun   (1107 words)

 Hawk Gun Pod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A gun pod can be installed on the centreline station of all current variants of the Hawk.
Located within the gun pod is right-hand feed 30mm Aden gun (mounted inverted) and an ammunition box.
Sphaera's fully interactive Hawk gun pod, which can be delivered on CD-ROM or via the web, is a classroom training aid that enables instructors or students to interact with all the major panels and fairings, to demonstrate, observe or practise the entire 30mm ammunition loading procedure.
www.sphaera.co.uk /gunpod.htm   (103 words)

 M197 20mm Automatic Gun
The M197 utilized by the AH-1 aircraft is a lightweight short-barreled three-barrel Gatling type gun.
The M197 20mm Automatic Gun utilizes a rotary action mechanism, contained within a fixed rotor housing, and a rotating barrel cluster.
The GPU-2A is remotely fired utilizing cockpit controls to the gun control assembly in the gun pod.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/aircraft/systems/m197.htm   (402 words)

 Robotech - Mecha
With 12 missiles on each shoulder, a gun cluster near what passes for an arm pit, a machine-gun on the nose, a launcher with six missiles over one shoulder and a searchlight on the other, and two huge particle guns that pass for arms, this Destroid is the workhorse of the RDF.
It is armed with an impact cannon in the chest, a particle gun on the shoulder, and a hand-held laser cannon.
Armament consists of a tribarrel laser cannon on the nose/head, missiles on the wings, and a gun pod that is handheld in battloid mode.
hometown.aol.com /bruceg6069/RoboTech_faq/Robotech_S6.html   (6392 words)

 Helicopter Armament Subsystems Part I
Suspension lugs permitted the gun pod to be mounted on the sides of the AH-1G "Huey" Cobra or on fixed-wing aircraft.
The Browning M3 aircraft gun was a.50 cal. M2 machine gun that was modified for use as an aircraft gun that could be fired remotely by the pilot or gunner of a helicopter or light fixed-wing aircraft.
The M3.50 cal. aircraft gun was used in the XM14 gun pod.
vietnamresearch.com /air/helo/heloarms.html   (4567 words)

 Super C General FAQ - IGN FAQs
Shoot your way to a laser pod then when you reach a tank, stand far away and slightly to the left or right of the operator and blast on it.
Grab a gun and start blasting on them as you move right until you reach a huge ships that drops drones and shoots red balls at you which can be destroyed.
Aim your shots at the core in the middle until it crash lands and you are free to keep moving and shooting.
faqs.ign.com /articles/712/712859p1.html   (839 words)

 Boeing-led team unveils new 27mm gun pod
The gun pod, developed by the international group, is designed to complement the 27mm cannon selected for both Boeing's and Lockheed Martin's JSF competitive bids.
The Eurofighter consortium has also selected the gun pod, which can be mounted on any modern fighter aircraft that meets the pod's fuselage or wing-mount requirements.
Its design allows the cannon to be positioned within the pod for air-to-air or air-to-ground operations by cockpit-selected positioning to +1-degree elevation or -3-degree depression of the gun firing line.
defence-data.com /paris2001/pagepa21.htm   (295 words)

 Gun Pod Assembly
The gun pod is mounted to the universal pylon on the left side of the aircraft with standard 14-inch pylon lugs.
The gun pod provides a mounting point for the XM296 machine gun, and boresight adjustments points for weapon baseline to aircraft sighting mechanism adjustments.
The electrical wiring harness provides electrical signal interface between gun pod components (gun charger, gun firing solenoid, diode assembly, and rounds count sensor assembly) and the aircraft (via the.50 cal. umbelical harness).
www.cavalrypilot.com /weapons/kpgunpod.html   (394 words)

 "Long Tooth" class modified Flying Fang Starfighter (FWC)
This gun pod replaces the two internal rail guns in the nose of the fighter.
This large gun pod is generally a copy GR-1000 rail gun but there is also a PC-200 Heavy Phase Cannon than can be carried on the hard point.
This is with the gun pod carried on the fighter, without the gun pod the fighters maximum cruise speed is Mach 5 (3,707 mph / 5,966 kph).
members.tripod.com /~The_Kitsune/Rifts-PW-Vehicles/FWC_Long_Tooth.htm   (2307 words)

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Gun Pod: Weight Points: 1 Legal Load Area(s): same as Mk 82 Usage: Cannon A Hornet may only carry 1 gun pod.
The gun pod adds 2 to any strafing attack made by the Hornet, but the gun pod may not be used in air-to-air combat.
The gun pod does count as an AGW point for purposes of dogfight modifiers.
grognard.com /variants/hrntldr.txt   (667 words)

 SSC San Diego's Non-lethal Weapon Pod   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of these thrusts is the development of a non-lethal gun pod, others include marsupial robotics, tandom robots, and universal network devices.
The paintball gun uses.68- caliber RPS Marballizer ammunition, and is supplied air from a 4500-psi accumulator.
The pan action for the gun turret is implemented using a Dojen M03 reduction unit powered by a 24-volt DC motor producing a maximum of 500 in-lbs of torque.
www.spawar.navy.mil /robots/resources/gunpod/gunpod.html   (359 words)

 ROBOTECH: Southern Cross Mecha Technical Files - Monocle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This gun pod could fire up to 150 times/minute due to the large capacitors mounted on either side of the pod.
This was the gun pod issued to the VHT-2 Hovertank due to its smaller size and higher penetration capabilities.
This pod was utilized in cases where more impact than penetration was required, and was introduced around 2031, although primarily with the combat battloids first.
www.artemisgames.com /robotech/Mecha/Monocle.html   (1396 words)

This weapon is a variant of the original GU-11 Gun Pod used by the old VF-1 Veritechs of the Robotech Defense Force (RDF).
A small handheld gun pod designed to be used by the series 5 Garlands of the Southern Cross.
The gun itself is difficult to find due to its limited production, but ammo can frequently be found in the ruins of old SC bases and equipment caches.
www.steelfalcon.com /TIW/cycloneguns.shtml   (1178 words)

 VF-19 Excalibur: Galaxy Patrol Version
The gun pod is mounted on a special hardpoint below the Excalibur in fighter mode, and is hand-held in gerwalk and soldier modes.
Unlike the gun pods used by the original VF-1 Valkyrie, the GU-15 uses clips of ammo instead of a self-contained supply in the barrel of the gun.
The pod is also equipped with parachutes in case of ejection in an atmosphere.
www.angelfire.com /gundam/newtype_alpha/macross_tech/VF-19A.htm   (3298 words)

 Boeing: Boeing-Led Team to Unveil New 27mm Gun Pod at Paris Air Show
This is the public debut of the gun pod, which can be mounted on virtually all modern fighter aircraft that meet the pod's fuselage or wing-mount requirements.
The pod is hard-mounted to the aircraft using a specially designed hardback adaptor, providing firing-point accuracy and repeatability.
The Advanced 27mm gun pod provides highly accurate, lethal rounds on target from standoff ranges and could be available to customers as early as 18 months after receipt of order.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/2001/q2/news_release_010615n.htm   (417 words)

The gun pod is stored in a collapsed form in a concealed port on the right leg of the mecha when in fighter and gerwalk mode, and fires out of a special port near the top of the leg.
Due to the mecha's configuration, the gun pod CANNOT be used in gerwalk mode; the exit barrel aims up at the main body, which would cause the VF-17 to shoot itself in this mode.
A second heavy laser CANNOT be mounted on the gun pod initially, as the unit would not fit in the right leg weapons bay with the gun pod.
www.steelfalcon.com /Macross/vf17.shtml   (3547 words)

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Although the gun is probably the most important of these three weapons, if you cannot use all three you will have trouble in the later battles of the story mode.
Guns with strong homing ability, but slow speed, such as the Dragon Gun and Hornet Gun can be dodged by letting them approach and jumping at the last second.
Opponent: Mira Robo: Sol Gun: Ion Bomb: Delta Pod: Caboose C Legs: Stabilizer Holosseum: High-Rise Cell Reward: Float Pod F Although the battle with Mira was supposed to be the final battle, the chief wishes to challenge your skills.
www.cheatcc.com /gc/sg/custom_robo.txt   (16980 words)

 Weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
S-76 showing the FN Herstal pod as well as the LAU7H or M260 2.75 inch rocket launcher.
Illustration of a 2.75 inch rocket pod with a fragmentation warhead.
FN Herstal TMP-5 twin 7.62mm mg pod carried by S-76s and MG-520 gunships.
home.comcast.net /~manokski/weapons.htm   (136 words)

 366th Fighter Group Assoc - Gunfighter Name
Everybody said that the reason was that the ECM pod which was much smaller than the 400 gallon fuel tank and resulted in much less drag, could only be carried on the outboard station and you had to drop off the outboard fuel tank to do that.
The first 366th F-4s carrying guns for air-to-air combat were flown into Route Pack Six starting on May 12th but for the first two days the strike aircraft went unchallenged.
Perhaps General Bolt provides the best summary, “(The gun pod) was so successful that when the Air Force got control of the F-4 program from the Navy and built the F-4E it had a 20 mm gun built into the airplane.
www.366fightergroupassoc.org /GunfighterName.htm   (1975 words)

 TUBA Gun 2004 Update
TUBA Gun (Tactfully Utilized Bolt Actuation) using a Harris Bi-Pod.
Using the bi-pod the gun seemed to jump around and wiggle funny.
After I got the TUBA Gun up to around 29 pounds – 4 ounces the rifle started to settle down and at times I would hold the Ten-Ring through recoil.
mywebpages.comcast.net /jesse99/tubagun2004.html   (1295 words)

 Goleta Air and Space Museum: Luke Air Force Base, Arizona
McDonnell-Douglas F-4C-20-MC Phantom II 63-7624 is carrying an SUU-23/A 20-millimeter gatling gun pod and launching rails for sidwinder missiles.
The pod was developed to provide the Phantom II with the gun that its designers had omitted.
The pattern of fire from the gun pod was much less precise than that from the fuselage mounted gun of the F-4E.
www.air-and-space.com /lukeafb8.htm   (1315 words)

 Boeing Unveils New JSF-Derived Gun
The Boeing-led team developing the gun for the Joint Strike Fighter is striking out further, now offering a new gun pod using the same technology that will make its way onto JSF.
The system would be mounted to an aircraft with a special hardback adaptor to minimize gun movement and ensure firing accuracy.
Boeing says the pod can be reloaded within five minutes and entirely removed or installed in ten minutes.
www.aviationnow.com /shownews/01paris1/topsto22.htm   (187 words)

 Long Range Shooting Accessories like a Muley-Pod increase accuracy.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Muley-Pod all but eliminates hand movement and fatigue, allowing rifle marksmen to sight in then hold a precise point of impact until they are ready to take the shot.
Disclaimer: The Muley-Pod is not intended to be used as a gun vise.
The gun must be supported by the shooter when being fired.
www.muleyenterprises.com   (354 words)

 ROBOTECH.COM - The Official Robotech Web Site!
One clip was loaded in the gun and two more in the legs (i dunno where).
So a gun that ejects casings like the GU-11 could still "run out of power" and not necessarily be a beam cannon.
Think of it this way to rebut one thing that was said aout a battloid useing his gun pod to light a zentradi Ciggeret.
www.robotech.com /community/forum/read.php?id=393812&forumid=9   (1533 words)

 Montys Miniguns M134 Reality Page
gun pod on both high and low performance aircraft.
A Chain Gun is normally a 7.62mm or larger weapon that uses a chain system and motor to load, cycle, fire and eject a round in the gun.
Here are some examples of a Actual "Chain Gun" The next time you see a "Chain Gun" with spinning barrels remember the only place you could be is in "Fantasy Land".
www.montysminiguns.com /RealityPage.htm   (2182 words)

 ROBOTECH: Southern Cross Mecha Technical Files - Basilisk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The armor on the unnamed is a new development in low-mass composite-materials Chobham plating that became the standard for all Terran mecha after its application to the VQ-6A Vandal.
What was worse, none of the EU series gun pods could reliably penetrate the frontal armor on the T-17, the most common (and oldest) tank in the theatre.
This radar could detect incoming missiles (esp. ATGMs) and main gun rounds and was networked to the head lasers and arms.
www.artemisgames.com /robotech/Mecha/Basilisk.html   (1901 words)

 Air Force Technology - FN HERSTAL - Helicopter and Aircraft Weapon Systems
FN HERSTAL's helicopter and aircraft weapon systems include machine-gun pods, rocket launchers and crew-utilised machine-guns, which are fully integrated in the aircraft.
The high rate of fire (1,100rpm per pod) of the MP3 machine-gun makes HMP-400 pods the ideal armament for short combat ranges where target acquisition time is reduced.
Also available is the TMP-5, a pod featuring twin 7.62 NATO machine-guns which provide accurate, suppressive, and defensive fire against troops and fast-moving convoys up to 1,000m away.
www.airforce-technology.com /contractors/weapons/fn_herstal/index.html   (695 words)

 A&M Model Makers - Trade Show Display Items   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Advanced 27mm Gun Pod is a joint venture from Sargent Fletcher Inc., Mauser, Boeing and Western Design.
The gun pod built by AandM Model Makers was displayed at the 2001 Paris Air show.
The gun pod featured motorized gun mount that elevated and depressed the gun with a push of a button.
www.ammodel.com /Portfolio/Show_Displays.htm   (639 words)

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